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What does Bet mean?

Bet Pronunciation of Bet [bet] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Bet is "house; God is my oath". Bet is a variant form of Beth (Hebrew). Bet is also a derivative of Elizabeth (Hebrew).

Associated with: oath.


Bet has 3 variants: Bett, Bette and Bit.

31 more different relations via Beth, Elizabeth: Belita, Bell, Bella, Belle, Bess, Bessy, Beta, Bethan, Bethie, Bethy, Bethzy, Betina, Betsan, Betsey, Betsie, Betsy, Betta, Betti, Bettie, Betty, Bettye, Biff, Ebeth, Els, Lib, Lies, Lis, Liz, Lys, Tetty and Veta.

Creative forms:
(female) Bait, Bety, ..

(male) Bege, Ber, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bet Hensley (B.H.), ..

How popular is Bet?

Bet is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#112365 out of 150436, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Bet (unlisted) are Bell, Bella (#74 via latest list), Belle (#1053), Bess, Beth, Bethan, Bethzy, Betsey, Betsy (#1692), Bette, Betti, Bettie, Betty (#1287), Bettye, Elizabeth (#13), Liz and Veta. These relations of Bet reached the top of their popularity 9 decades ago (median #1048) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1654, 84.1%), with versions such as Belle becoming less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bell, Bella, Belle, Bess, Beth in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bethzy, Betsey, Betsy, Bette, Betti in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bettie, Betty, Bettye, Elizabeth, Liz, Veta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bella, Beth, Bethan, Elizabeth outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bet is pronounced similarly to Bat and Beate. Other recommended names are Bea, Bee, Bel, Bep, Bert, Bets, Bev, Bret and Pet. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bet.

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