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Betty Meaning


What does Betty mean?

The name Betty is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Betty is "G-d oath, pledged to G-d".

Betty is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Be-tty.

The Given Name Betty

Betty is a diminutive of Elizabeth. See Elizabeth for further details.

Delightful and luminous, it is a name considered by many parents.

Fearless yet elegant, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Alternate names include Betti, Bettie, Bettye.

Betty falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Betty Ford, and Betty White.

Betty Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,128 in baby name popularity for girls with 215 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,315 in baby name popularity for girls with 177 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

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

Betty Related Names

Betty is a diminutive of Elizabeth.

Variants of the name Betty include Betti, Bettie, Bettye.

Betty has the diminutive (nickname) Bette.

Famous Bettys

  • Betty ~ 1 hurricane
  • Betty Ford ~ U. S. First Lady (1974-1977)
  • Betty White ~ Actress
  • Betty Williams ~ Nobel Prize for Peace 1976

Betty Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Betty.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Betty Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Betty.

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