Nisa

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
410
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nisa

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Turkey, the name Nisa is of Turkish origin and means "Woman, Lady".
  • A user from Netherlands says the name Nisa is of Arabic origin and means "Woman".
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Notable Persons Named Nisa

Nisa Godrej is an executive director, godrej consumer products, and godrej consumer products limited. Nisa was given the name Nisaba Godrej by her parents Adi Godrej and Parmeshwar Godrej.

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Niša Saveljić is a soccer player for the FK Mladost Podgorica, FK Budućnost Podgorica, FK Hajduk Kula, FK Partizan, FC Girondins de Bordeaux, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, SC Bastia, En Avant de Guingamp, FC Istres, Serbia, and Montenegro national football team. Niša was born on March 27th, 1970 in Podgorica.

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Nisa Romyen is a soccer player for the Thailand women's national football team. Nisa was born on January 18th, 1990 in Thailand.

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Nisa Azeezi is a singer, malayalam ghazal / qawwali, singing, ghazal, and qawwali singer, composer, and singing. She plays Pump organ and Violin. She was most prominent from 1998 to present. Nisa was born on April 16th, 1970 in Malappuram.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1953 5 5 0
1955 6 6 0
1958 5 5 0
1959 6 6 0
1960 6 6 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 7 7 0
1963 5 5 0
1964 6 6 0
1965 11 11 0
1966 11 11 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 10 10 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 24 24 0
1971 13 13 0
1972 19 19 0
1973 20 20 0
1974 19 19 0
1975 12 12 0
1976 12 12 0
1977 18 18 0
1978 16 16 0
1979 21 21 0
1980 13 13 0
1981 11 11 0
1982 13 13 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 12 12 0
1985 20 20 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 20 20 0
1988 12 12 0
1989 15 15 0
1990 43 43 0
1991 97 97 0
1992 72 72 0
1993 35 35 0
1994 57 57 0
1995 59 59 0
1996 39 39 0
1997 47 47 0
1998 43 43 0
1999 47 47 0
2000 54 54 0
2001 37 37 0
2002 46 46 0
2003 42 42 0
2004 48 48 0
2005 38 38 0
2006 33 33 0
2007 34 34 0
2008 28 28 0
2009 31 31 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 27 27 0
2012 28 28 0
2013 30 30 0
2014 25 25 0
2015 37 37 0
2016 27 27 0
2017 18 18 0

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Popularity of Nisa as a first name

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Popularity of Nisa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nisa U.S.
  White 5.85% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 87.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nisa

People with the last name Nisa are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Nisa

  • How Popular is the name Nisa? Nisa is the 7,925th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nisa was the 50,851st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nisa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,563 babies born with the first name Nisa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nisa to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nisa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nisa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nisa is Saturday, July 9th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Nisa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nisa was in 1991 with a total of 97 babies.
  • Random Nisa Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nisa is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Nisa: Your name in reverse order is Asin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sani. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nisa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 410 people with the last name Nisa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nisa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nisa as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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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