Nestor

Male

Meaning

Traveller

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/ˈnɛstər/

Traits associated with the name Nestor:

Dogs named Nestor tend to be loving, industrious, resilient, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Nestor?

Naming your dog Nestor suggests that you have an appreciation for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of loyalty and commitment, as Nestor is a name that is often associated with loyalty and faithfulness.

Is Nestor a good dog name?

Nestor has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Nestor isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

5,957
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2,425
New York City Dog Name Database
3,328
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Nestor is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Nestor was, in the past month, the 7151st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Nestor is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Nestor was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Nestor's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Nestor is most adored in California, Ohio and Oregon.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Virginia, Washington and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Nestor.

Nestor is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Hails from ancient Greek lore, rarely heard in modern canine roll calls.

Dog names like Nestor:

Murderer and robber.
Son Of Neil
Man From The North
Scottish ???“ from the north
High Born
Short Form Of Nicholas Or Nicodemus
Nestor dog name meaning

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