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What does Nis mean?

Nis Pronunciation of Nis [nis] as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and the name Nis means "to test". Nis is an alternate spelling of Nissa (Hebrew): also possibly (Scandinavian) "elf".


1 related form via Nissa: Nyssa.

Creative forms:
(female) Nais, Neis, ..

(male) Nin, Nios, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nis Arely (N.A.), ..

How popular is Nis?

Nis is a rare given name for females. Nis is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Nyssa and Nissa are the prominent related forms of Nis (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Nis reached its apex a decade ago. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nissa, Nyssa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nis and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Cis, Lis, Nia, Nic, Nix and Sis. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nis.