Nissan is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#69629 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Nissan \n(is)-san\ as a boy's name is pronounced nee-SAN. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Nissan is "miracle". Name of the first month in the Jewish year, when Passover occurs. Pronunciation emphasis is different from that of the Japanese car company.
Nissan has 1 variant form: Nisan.