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Meaning and name origin

Beth \b(e)-th\ as a girl's name is pronounced beth. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Beth is "house". Short form of Elizabeth (Hebrew) "God is my oath", Bethel and Bethany. Not used before the 19th century. Literary: Louisa May Alcott gave the name to the sweet, gentle and most beloved of the four daughters in "Little Women".

Beth has 3 variant forms: Bessie, Bet and Bethan.

For more information, see also related girl names Bat, Beta, Betty and Jobeth.

Suggested similar baby names are Beah, Beata, Beate, Beda, Betha, Bethea, Bethia, Bethie, Bethy, Betia, Bets, Bett, Betta, Bette, Betti, Bit and Jeth.


Beth is a very popular first name for females (#199 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#74975 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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