Nestor

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Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Greek name Νεστωρ (Nestor)

Greek nostos = 'homecoming' [1] [2] [3]

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Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Nestor
Genitive: Nestors
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Nestor
Genitive: Nestorin
Partitive: Nestoria
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Nestor
Genitive: Nestors
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Nestor
Genitive: Nestors

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
4509 0 0
n.a.
4509
Sweden Sweden[7]
146 433 0 2 146 431
Denmark Denmark[8]
43
n.a.
0
n.a.
43
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
41
n.a.
0
n.a.
41
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Nestor (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Nestor (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/