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What does Nisbett mean?

Nisbett Pronunciation of Nisbett [nis-bett] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the name Nisbett means "bend shaped like a nose". Nisbett is a version of Nesbit (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


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

Creative forms:
(male) Nebett, Norbett, ..

(female) Nista, Nisti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nisbett Johnnie (N.J.), ..

How popular is Nisbett?

Nisbett is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#32267 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Nisbett has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bassett, Birkett, Cobbett, Corbett, Gillett, Haslett, Liggett, Norbert and Willett. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nisbett.

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