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Boy Name: Mentor

Name: Mentor
Pronunciation: \m(e)-ntor, men-tor\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: wise, trusted guide
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Montaro, Montrel
Similar Names: Menor, Manton, Minor, Mynor, Meinor


Mentor \m(e)-ntor, men-tor\ as a boy's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Mentor is "wise and trusted guide". Greek mythology: Mentor was a friend of Odysseus in the "Odyssey", and his son's tutor.

Baby names that sound like Mentor are Montaro and Montrel. Other similar baby names are Menor, Manton, Minor, Mynor and Meinor.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Mentor.


Mentor is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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