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What does Nissim mean?

Nissim Pronunciation of Nissim [nis-sim] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Nissim is "wonderful things".


Creative forms:
(male) Nesim, Nisim, ..

(female) Nisma, Nissie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nissim Sanjay (N.S.), ..

How popular is Nissim?

Nissim is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#61855 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Nissim has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Asim, Basim, Hashim, Kasim, Kassim, Maksim, Nadim, Naim, Naisbit (see Nesbit), Nasir, Nassor, Nesbit, Nickie, Nikhil, Niki, Nikki, Nikodim, Nils, Nilson, Nilsson, Nisan, Nisbet, Nishan, Nissan, Qasim and Wasim. Like Nissim, these names are not commonly used.

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