What does Nisbet mean?
Nisbet /nis-bet/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Nisbet's root is Old English, and the name Nisbet means "bend shaped like a nose". Nisbet is a variant transcription of Nesbit (Old English). Nesbett is a popular surname.
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. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Nisbet for boys. Nisbet has yet to be recorded in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)