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What does Nisbet mean?

Nisbet Pronunciation of Nisbet [nis-bet] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the name Nisbet means "bend shaped like a nose". Nisbet is a variant form of Nesbit (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


Nisbet has 4 variants: Naisbit, Naisbitt, Nesbitt and Nisbett.

Creative forms:
(male) Nezbet, Ninbet, ..

(female) Nisnel, Nisrei, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nisbet Juancarlos (N.J.), ..

How popular is Nisbet?

Nisbet is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#13812 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Nisbet has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nisbet name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nisbet outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Basset, Birket (see Birkett), Corbet, Naseer, Naser, Nester, Nickey, Nicolet, Niel, Nigel, Niguel, Nijel, Nikhel, Nile, Niles, Nisan, Nishan, Nissan, Nissim, Niven, Norbert, Piet, Talbet and Willet. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nisbet.

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