- (Welsh surname): Nist
Two possible origins:
- Welsh metronymic surname, from a diminutive of the personal name Agnes.
- Borrowed from German Nest (“nest”), probably a topographic surname.
Nest (plural Nests)
- A surname.
- 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.
- Hanks, Patrick, editor (2003), “Nest”, in Dictionary of American Family Names, volume 2, New York City: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 660.
Declension of Nest [neuter, strong]
- plural of