Nisha

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
188
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nisha

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)
43%
English
29%
Islamic,Arabic
7%
Hindi
7%
Hebrew,English
7%
Hindu
7%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Malaysia says the name Nisha means "God's beautiful creation" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A submission from Malaysia says the name Nisha means "Night" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from India says the name Nisha is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Night, Calm, deep, goddess of night".
  • A submission from India says the name Nisha means "Night" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from Hawaii, United States says the name Nisha is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Night".

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Wiktionary

From Proto-Algonquian *nyi·šwi.

Notable Persons Named Nisha

Nisha Noor is an actress and actor.

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Nisha Krishnan is an actor. She was most active from 2013 to present. Nisha was born in Chennai.

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Nisha Aggarwal is a model (people), actor, model, and actress. She was most prominent from 2010 to present. Nisha was born on October 18th, 1989 in Mumbai.

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Nisha Ganatra is a film director, film producer, writer, actor, and actress. Nisha was born on June 25th, 1974 in Vancouver.

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Nisha Rawal is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. She was most prominent from 2004 to present. Nisha was born Nisha Rawal on November 18th, 1984 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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Tharika is an actor and actress. She was most prominent from 1994 to present. Tharika was given the name Nisha in India.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nisha

Tharika is an actor and actress. She was most prominent from 1994 to present. Tharika was given the name Nisha in India.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 5 5 0
1963 6 6 0
1966 11 11 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 13 13 0
1969 18 18 0
1970 24 24 0
1971 25 25 0
1972 27 27 0
1973 40 40 0
1974 46 46 0
1975 42 42 0
1976 59 59 0
1977 69 69 0
1978 60 60 0
1979 65 65 0
1980 68 68 0
1981 76 76 0
1982 82 82 0
1983 95 95 0
1984 105 105 0
1985 89 89 0
1986 83 83 0
1987 73 73 0
1988 88 88 0
1989 87 87 0
1990 89 89 0
1991 74 74 0
1992 97 97 0
1993 80 80 0
1994 80 80 0
1995 82 82 0
1996 79 79 0
1997 77 77 0
1998 80 80 0
1999 65 65 0
2000 67 67 0
2001 72 72 0
2002 68 68 0
2003 49 49 0
2004 47 47 0
2005 43 43 0
2006 40 40 0
2007 58 58 0
2008 42 42 0
2009 34 34 0
2010 35 35 0
2011 28 28 0
2012 27 27 0
2013 26 26 0
2014 26 26 0
2015 13 13 0
2016 17 17 0
2017 13 13 0

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Popularity of Nisha as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nisha U.S.
  White 2.66% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 84.04% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 11.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nisha

People with the last name Nisha are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Nisha

  • How Popular is the name Nisha? Nisha is the 5,364th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nisha was the 96,799th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nisha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,870 babies born with the first name Nisha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nisha to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nisha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nisha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nisha is Tuesday, October 14th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Nisha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nisha was in 1984 with a total of 105 babies.
  • Random Nisha Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nisha is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Nisha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hsina. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nisha? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 188 people with the last name Nisha.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nisha? Nisha is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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