"Nishan" was a common male given name in the Lands of Intrigue. Individuals named "Nishan" include:
- King Nishan Ithal of the Ithal Dynasty, the third king of Tethyr,
- King Nishan Ithal II, the last king of the Ithal Dynasty,
- King Nishan Tornamn of the Tornamn Dynasty, who reigned as puppet of Tethyr, and
- Prince Nishan of the Rhindaun Dynasty, whose mother, sister, and daughter were all queens of Tethyr.