< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


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How popular is the baby name Nishan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1924 6 0 6
1979 6 0 6
1980 8 0 8
1981 5 0 5
1982 6 0 6
1983 8 0 8
1985 5 0 5
1986 6 0 6
1989 9 0 9
1990 9 0 9
1992 6 0 6
1994 8 0 8
1996 6 0 6
1997 8 0 8
1998 10 0 10
2000 6 0 6
2001 8 0 8
2002 10 0 10
2004 10 0 10
2005 11 0 11
2006 14 0 14
2007 14 0 14
2008 6 0 6
2009 12 0 12
2010 20 0 20
2011 13 0 13
2012 11 0 11
2013 14 0 14
2014 14 0 14

Want to know about the popularity of the Nishan baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 269 babies born with the name Nishan in the United States. That's more than enough Nishans to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1924 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Nishan" was in 2010 with a total of 20 babies.

According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Nishan" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of only 13 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Nishan popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Nishan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Nishan as well as things modernly associated with the name Nishan such as celebrities named Nishan.

Origin and Meaning of Nishan

The name "Nishan" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Flag, sign". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Nishan

Nishan Halim
Nishan De Silva
Nishan E Haider
Nishan Kottahachchi
Nishan Panwar
Nishan Sahib
Nishan Tuning
Nishan High School Story

Alternative Meanings

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nahsin". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Isnnah". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nishan born Dec 24, 1941

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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