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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nissim

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Notable Persons Named Nissim

Nissim Ezekiel was a poet, playwright, art critic, editor, and editor-in-chief. His career lasted from 1952 to 2004. Nissim was born on December 16th, 1924 in Mumbai. He breathed his last breath on January 9th, 2004.

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Nissim is a jewish hip hop, political hip hop, and hardcore hip hop musician. He was most prominent from 2003 to 2011. Nissim was given the name Damian Jamohl Black on December 9th, 1986 in Seattle, Washington, USA. Nissim is also known as D. Black and Danger.

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Nissim Aloni was a playwright and translator. Nissim was born on August 24th, 1926 in Florentin, south Tel Aviv, Mandate Palestine. He passed away on June 13th, 1998.

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Nissim was born on January 31st, 1942 in Tunisia.

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Nissim was born in 1848. He left this life in 1931.

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Nissim was born on May 7th, 1954 in Morocco.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nissim

Nissim is a jewish hip hop, political hip hop, and hardcore hip hop musician. He was most prominent from 2003 to 2011. Nissim was given the name Damian Jamohl Black on December 9th, 1986 in Seattle, Washington, USA. Nissim is also known as D. Black and Danger.

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Chaïm was born in 1949 in Jerusalem.

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Afik Nissim is a basketball player for the Hapoel Eilat, Maccabi Rishon LeZion (basketball), Hapoel Haifa F.C., Strasbourg IG, PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban, BC Kyiv, Veroli Basket, ČEZ Basketball Nymburk, BC Yenisey Krasnoyarsk, KK Krka, and Hapoel Eilat B.C. in the Israeli Basketball Premier League and Israeli Basketball State Cup. He has been prominent since 1998. Afik was born on January 31st, 1981 in Rehovot.

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Oren Nissim is a soccer player for the Hapoel Holon F.C., Hapoel Tzafririm Holon F.C., Hapoel Haifa F.C., Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C., F.C. Ironi Ashdod, Maccabi Ahi Nazareth F.C., Maccabi Netanya F.C., Hapoel Kfar Saba F.C., Hapoel Be'er Sheva F.C., Hapoel Nir Ramat HaSharon F.C., and Hapoel Ramat. Oren was born on November 4th, 1976 in Holon.

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Gabriele was born in 1950.

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Popularity of Nissim as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nissim U.S.
  White 94.38% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.19% 16.26%

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People with the last name Nissim are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nissim

  • How Popular is the name Nissim? Nissim is the 28,136th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nissim was the 62,531st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nissim have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 182 babies born with the first name Nissim in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nissim to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nissim? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nissim first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nissim is Thursday, June 21st, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Nissim born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nissim was in 2014 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Nissim Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nissim is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Nissim: Your name in reverse order is Missin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mssini. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nissim? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 320 people with the last name Nissim.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nissim? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nissim as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k 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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