Other Origin(s):Armenian, Chinese, Turkish
Meaning:Stain; Mark; Distinctive
Nishan is a boy’s name of Arabic, Armenian, and Turkish origin. Meaning “stain,” “mark,” or “distinctive," it might be enough to leave a lasting impression on your little one! The name Nishan also appears in The Tale of the Nishan Shaman, a legend well-known among the Manchu people of northeastern China. In this mythical saga, the Nishan Shaman enters the underworld to save the soul of a wealthy landowner's son. Who knows, this name of many origins may also be the saving grace you’ve been searching for.
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