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Betsy Meaning

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What does Betsy mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Betsy is of English origin.

The meaning of Betsy is "my G-d is an oath, pledged to G-d".  

Betsy is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Bet-sy.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 1593  in popular baby names for girls with 133 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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

 
   

Betsy is a diminutive (nickname) of Elizabeth.

The name Elizabeth is derived from Elisabet (Ελισαβε&tau), the Greek form of the Hebrew name Elisheva (אֱלִישֶׁבַע).

The Hebrew name Elisheva, appears in the Old Testament where Elisheva is the wife of Aaron. The name Elizabeth appears in the New Testament where Elizabeth is the mother of John the Baptist.

Elizabeth was also the name of a 12th-century saint, two ruling queens of England (the 16th-century Elizabeth I, and the current ruling queen, Queen Elizabeth II), and by a Russian empress.

The name has been very popular in England since the reign of Queen Elizabeth I in the 16th century.

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Variants of the name Betsy include Betsye.

   
Would you like to fingerspell the name Betsy in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Betsy 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 Betsy in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Betsy Numerology page.

Betsy Numerology
Betsy in Hieroglyhics
Betsy in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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