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Nectarios is a name of Greek origin. Sometimes, the name is associated with Judaism. The meaning of Nectarios is 'of the nectar' or 'sugary'. The name is also written as Nektarios or Nectarius and is commonly used for boys. In Ancient Greek, the meaning of Nectarios is ‘overcoming death’, a metaphor for miraculous nectar from the Olympian gods. Nectarios were not predominant until 300 AD when it was commonly used among Bishops and monks. Many Saints in the Orthodox Church have been named after Nectarios - Saint Nectarios was the spiritual father of Modern Greece, and Saint Nectarios of Optina was the last elder of beloved Russia.


Nectarios is most often associated with the gender: male.

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N-E-C-T-A-R-I-O-S , is a 9-letter male given name.

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