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What does Bethsheba mean?

Bethsheba Pronunciation of Bethsheba [bethshe-ba] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and Bethsheba means "daughter of oath". Bethsheba is a variant form of Bathsheba (Hebrew).

Associated with: oath.


4 alternative forms via Bathsheba: Bathseva, Bathshua, Batsheba and Batsheva.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Bethsheba Santana (B.S.), ..

How popular is Bethsheba?

Bethsheba is an unusual first name for females. Bethsheba is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Batsheva is the only prominent variation form of Bethsheba (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. This relation of Bethsheba was favored as a baby name in the year 2012 (#1238). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Batsheva in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bethsheba and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bathshira, Batshua, Betha, Bethanee, Bethaney, Bethea, Bethel, Bethell, Betheney (see Bethany), Betheny, Bethesda, Bethia, Bethie, Bethsabee, Bethuel, Bethuna, Bethune, Betsey and Betsie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bethsheba.

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