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What does Bets mean?

Bets Pronunciation of Bets [bets] as a name for girls has the meaning "God is my oath". Bets is an alternate spelling of Betsy (English, Hebrew): pet transcription of Elizabeth.

Associated with: oath.


Bets has 1 variant: Betts.

2 more related forms via Betsy: Betsey and Betsie.

Creative forms:
(female) Bete, Buets, ..

(male) Beel, Beis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bets Rylan (B.R.), ..

How popular is Bets?

Bets is a rare first name for females. Bets is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Bets (unlisted) are Betsy (#1692 last year) and Betsey. Adoption of these forms of Bets was at its highest during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.04%) and is now significantly diminished, with the version Betsy becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Babs, Bat, Bea, Beah, Beata, Beate, Beau, Beba, Bebe, Beck, Beda, Bee, Beea, Beki, Bel, Bell, Bena, Bente, Bep, Bera, Bert, Berta, Berte, Berti, Berty, Bess, Bessy, Bet, Beta, Beth, Betha, Bethy, Betia, Betsan, Bett, Betta, Bette, Betti, Betty, Bev, Bit, Bret and Brett. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bets.

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