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What does Bethanie mean?

Bethanie Pronunciation of Bethanie [bethanie] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew. Bethanie is a version, with the suffix -ie, of Bethany (Hebrew): possibly means "house of figs".


Bethanie has 7 variants: Bethanee, Bethaney, Bethani, Bethannie, Bethanny, Betheney and Betheny.

Bethanie has 2 more alternative forms via Bethany: Bethann and Bethanne.

Creative forms:
(female) Beanie, Bethna, ..

(male) Bethbern, Bethbram, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bethanie Louise (B.L.), ..

How popular is Bethanie?

Bethanie is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3583 out of 4276, Top 84%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the birth name history of Bethanie for girls. Bethanie was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #1276 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bethanie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bethanie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the history of the girl name Bethanie and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Bethanie are Bethany (#420 from recent data), Bethanne and Bethann. Other forms, like Bethani, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Bethanie was widespread among parents in the year 1996 (adoption of 0.2%) and is now significantly less, with the version Bethany becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bethanie, Bethann, Bethanne, Bethany in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bethany outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bethanie is pronounced similarly to Bethuna. Other recommended names are Athalie, Beatie, Bennie, Beranice, Bernie, Betha, Bethan, Bethelle (see Bethel), Bethia, Bethie, Bethsabee, Bethune, Betiana, Betina, Betsan, Betsie, Bettie, Bettina, Bettine, Brettnie (see Brittany), Delanie, Devanie, Jeanie, Meghanne, Melanie, Mellanie, Nathalie, Nathania, Netania, Nethania, Phanie, Ruthanne, Shanie, Stephanie, Teofanie, Teophanie and Tiphanie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bethanie.

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