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Meaning of Nereus

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The name Nereus has the following meaning:

Of the sea. The name a Titan who fathered the Nereids, the sea nymphs of Greek mythology.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Nereus is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available popularity statistics for the name Nereus in the USA, for the past 100 years.
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The name Nereus is pronounced as neer-ee-us


Nereus originates from the Greek language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Nereus and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Nereus: Boys - Damasus, Damian, Nestor, Orion, Girls - Athena, Cleopatra, Drea, Magdalene, Rhea, Both genders - Agnes, Alpha, Andra, Andrew, Angel, Barbara


Popular Variants for the name Nereus: Nereo, Nereos, Nereoz, Nerio, Nerios, Nerioz, Nerius, Neriuz, Nerreo, Nerreos, Nerreoz, Nerrio, Nerrios, Nerrioz, Nerrius, Nerriuz


We think the name Nereus should fall under the following style category: Mythical and Mysterious.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Nereus to be: strong and powerful

In one word, you might describe Nereus as a(n) "powerful" person.

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