See also: nest, NEST, nést, and n'est

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Welsh surname): Nist

EtymologyEdit

Two possible origins:

  • Welsh metronymic surname, from a diminutive of the personal name Agnes.
  • Borrowed from German Nest (nest), probably a topographic surname.

Proper nounEdit

Nest (plural Nests)

  1. A surname.

StatisticsEdit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Nest is the 58042nd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 350 individuals. Nest is most common among White (79.14%) and Black/African American (11.43%) individuals.

Further readingEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German nest, from Old High German nest, from Proto-West Germanic *nest, from Proto-Germanic *nestą, from Proto-Indo-European *nisdós.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Nest n (strong, genitive Nestes or Nests, plural Nester)

  1. nest
  2. (colloquial) small village

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Nest” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Nest” in Duden online

HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Nest m

  1. plural of Naast