First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Nesbitt

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Alt. Meaning

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

S is for success, in all you will do.

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

I is for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

T is for treat, that you always are.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

Notable Persons Named Nesbitt

NEZ AND RIO is a hip hop music and pop music musician. They were most active from 2010 to present. NEZ was given the name Nesbitt Wesonga & Mario Loving in Chicago. NEZ is also known as Nesbitt Wesonga & Mario Loving.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nesbitt

James Nesbitt is an actor. James was given the name William James Nesbitt on January 15th, 1965 in Ballymena.


Nina Nesbitt is a folk rock, pop music, acoustic music, and rock music singer-songwriter and musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Nina was born on July 11th, 1994 in Edinburgh.


Máiréad Nesbitt is a celtic music and classical music musician. She plays Fiddle, Violin, and Piano. She was most prominent from 1996 to present. Máiréad was born in Loughmore.


Cathleen Nesbitt was an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1910. Cathleen was given the name Kathleen Mary Nesbitt on November 24th, 1888 in Cheshire, England, UK. She died on August 2nd, 1982.


Derren Nesbitt is an actor. He has been prominent since 1956. Derren was given the name Derren Michael Horwitz on June 19th, 1935 in London.


Mike Nesbitt is a Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, for Strangford, Leaderof theUlster Unionist Party, Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly, forStrangford, and Member of the Legislative Assembly (Northern Ireland). Mike was born on May 11th, 1957 in Belfast.


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Popularity of Nesbitt as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nesbitt U.S.
  White 59.74% 64.26%
  African American 35.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.35% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nesbitt

People with the last name Nesbitt are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Nesbitt

  • How Popular is the name Nesbitt? Nesbitt is the 53,307th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nesbitt was the 2,717th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nesbitt have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33 babies born with the first name Nesbitt in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nesbitt? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nesbitt first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nesbitt is Tuesday, April 24th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Nesbitt born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nesbitt was in 1930 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Nesbitt: Your name in reverse order is Ttibsen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tesbnit. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nesbitt? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,248 people with the last name Nesbitt.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nesbitt? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Nesbitt as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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