Meaning and name origin
Nisbet \n(i)-sbet, nis-bet\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Nisbet is "bend shaped like a nose". Nisbet is a variant of Nesbit (Old English): place name that refers to a bend in the road, or to a plot of land.
Nisbet is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#12762 out of 88799, Top 14%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Nisbet for boys. Nisbet has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).