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Bethany Meaning


What does Bethany mean?

The name Bethany is of Hebrew, Aramaic and English origin.

The meaning of Bethany is "house of figs".

Bethany is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Be-tha-ny.

The Given Name Bethany

Stylish and sophisticated, it is a name considered by many parents.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Bethany is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Bethany Joy Lenz.

Bethany Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 460 in baby name popularity for girls with 687 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 418 in baby name popularity for girls with 763 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Bethany Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Bethany has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Bethany to other names.

Bethany Related Names

Variants of the name Bethany include Bethanie, Bethel, Betheli, Bethney.

The names Bethania, Bethiar, Betia are all forms of Bethany.

Famous Bethanys

  • Bethany ~ Biblical Character (John 1:28, Mark 11:1)
  • Bethany Joy Lenz ~ Actress

Bethany Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Bethany.

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Bethany Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Bethany in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Bethany.

Just for fun, see the name Bethany in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Bethany in Nautical Flags page.