Name: Nereus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Nereus

  • Meaning:
    Water
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (NEER oos); (NEER ee us)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Nereus)
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Miscellaneous Info for Nereus

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Derived from Greek 'neros' meaning "water", or maybe from the Greek for "to swim". in Greek Mythology, this was the name of a god of the sea. He was a Titan, the eldest son of Pontus and Gaia, the Sea and the Earth. He fathered the Nereids, with whom Nereus lived in the Aegean Sea.[

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