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What does Nissan mean?

Nissan Pronunciation of Nissan [nis-san] as a boys' name is pronounced nee-SAN. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Nissan is "miracle". Name of the first month in the Jewish year, when Passover occurs. Pronunciation emphasis is different from that of the Japanese car company.


Nissan has 1 variant: Nisan.

Creative forms:
(male) Nesan, ..

(female) Nisni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nissan Bryer (N.B.), ..

How popular is Nissan?

Nissan is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#42437 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Nissan has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

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