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Nestor

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 5 0 5
1895 7 0 7
1897 5 0 5
1898 5 0 5
1905 5 0 5
1906 5 0 5
1907 9 0 9
1908 7 0 7
1910 7 0 7
1911 6 0 6
1912 12 0 12
1913 18 0 18
1914 24 0 24
1915 31 0 31
1916 29 0 29
1917 23 0 23
1918 21 0 21
1919 14 0 14
1920 19 0 19
1921 31 0 31
1922 14 0 14
1923 26 0 26
1924 26 0 26
1925 27 0 27
1926 24 0 24
1927 30 0 30
1928 28 0 28
1929 32 0 32
1930 32 0 32
1931 21 0 21
1932 17 0 17
1933 18 0 18
1934 29 0 29
1935 24 0 24
1936 25 0 25
1937 13 0 13
1938 23 0 23
1939 15 0 15
1940 19 0 19
1941 19 0 19
1942 18 0 18
1943 22 0 22
1944 10 0 10
1945 19 0 19
1946 24 0 24
1947 28 0 28
1948 26 0 26
1949 29 0 29
1950 27 0 27
1951 23 0 23
1952 31 0 31
1953 41 0 41
1954 45 0 45
1955 34 0 34
1956 34 0 34
1957 56 0 56
1958 60 0 60
1959 54 0 54
1960 52 0 52
1961 56 0 56
1962 59 0 59
1963 52 0 52
1964 45 0 45
1965 42 0 42
1966 57 0 57
1967 56 0 56
1968 58 0 58
1969 60 0 60
1970 78 0 78
1971 67 0 67
1972 66 0 66
1973 78 0 78
1974 85 0 85
1975 56 0 56
1976 80 0 80
1977 73 0 73
1978 94 0 94
1979 90 0 90
1980 106 0 106
1981 98 0 98
1982 109 0 109
1983 108 0 108
1984 115 0 115
1985 139 0 139
1986 133 0 133
1987 173 0 173
1988 216 0 216
1989 254 0 254
1990 264 0 264
1991 300 0 300
1992 298 0 298
1993 290 0 290
1994 271 0 271
1995 253 0 253
1996 237 0 237
1997 201 0 201
1998 226 0 226
1999 247 0 247
2000 236 0 236
2001 218 0 218
2002 196 0 196
2003 189 0 189
2004 197 0 197
2005 226 0 226
2006 201 0 201
2007 209 0 209
2008 194 0 194
2009 157 0 157
2010 164 0 164
2011 123 0 123
2012 115 0 115
2013 106 0 106
2014 108 0 108
2015 124 0 124

Want to know about the popularity of the Nestor baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,431 babies born with the name Nestor in the United States. That's more than enough Nestors to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Nestor" was in 1991 with a total of 300 babies.

According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Nestor" ranks #71 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 10 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1916. Across the entire United States a total of 29 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Nestor" mean? The list below shows the origins of Nestor as well as things modernly associated with the name Nestor such as celebrities named Nestor.

Origin and Meaning of Nestor

The name "Nestor" is of Greek origin, and it means "Traveller". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Nes"tor
A genus of parrots with gray heads, of New Zealand and Papua, allied to the cockatoos. See Kaka.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A genus of Psittacidae
  2. (Greek mythology) a wise old counselor to the Greeks at Troy

Nestor Carbonell

Nestor Carbonell is an actor. Nestor was born in 1967 as Nestor Gaston Carbonell in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Nestor Serrano

Nestor Serrano is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1982 to present. Nestor was born in 1955 in Bronx, New York, United States.

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Néstor Fabbri

Néstor Fabbri is a football biography. Néstor was born in 1968 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Nestor Gorosito

Nestor Gorosito is a football biography. Nestor was born in 1964 in San Fernando, Argentina.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Nestor

Nestor Aparicio
Nestor Kirchner
Nestor Makhno
Nestor Folta
Nestor Tennis
Nestor Mendez
Nestor Bravo

Alternative Meanings

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

S is for strength, there when needed.

T is for tender, loving nature.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Your name in reverse order is "Rotsen". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Seront". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nestor born Jun 26, 1986

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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