What does Beta mean?
Beta /be-ta/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Greek origin. Second letter of the Greek alphabet. Also a middle-European variant of Beth.
Affiliated girl name: Elizabeth.
How popular is Beta?
Beta is an uncommonly occurring given name for women and an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Beta and corresponding names. Bessie, Beth, Bethan and Elizabeth (#14 in 2014) are the prominent related forms of Beta (not in Top 1000). Usage of these girl names reached its peak during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.6328%) and is now much less (usage 0.2465%, ▼61%), with the versions Bessie and Beth becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Beta is pronounced similarly to Batya, Beata, Betta, Betti, Betty▼, Bitta and Bitya. Other recommended similar baby names are Bat, Bea, Beate, Beba, Beda, Beea, Bena, Bera, Berta▼, Betha, Bethea, Bethia, Bethy, Betia, Bets, Bett, Bette▼, Bit, Leta▼, Meta▼, Neta▼, Peta, Reta▼, Veta and Zeta. These names tend to be more frequently used than Beta.