What does Bettie mean?
Bettie \b(et)-tie\ as a girls' name is of Dutch, English and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Bettie is "God is my oath". Bettie is a variant of Betty (Dutch, English, Hebrew): pet form of Elizabeth. A moderately rare given name for baby girls.
Bettie▼ has 36 more alternative forms via Betty, Elizabeth: Babette, Belita, Bell▼, Bella▲, Belle▼, Bess▼, Bessie▼, Bessy, Bet, Beth▼, Bethan, Bethie, Bethy, Betina, Betsan, Betsey, Betsie, Betsy▼, Bett, Bette▼, Bettina, Bettine, Bit, Ellie▲, Elsie▲, Elspie, Libbie▼, Lisette▼, Lissie▼, Lizette▼, Lizzie▼, Lotte, Lyssie, Lyzette, Tetty and Veta.
Bettie is a very popular first name for females (#557 out of 4276, Top 13%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Bettie for girls. Bettie reached its peak position of #162 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Bettie and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Bettie are Elizabeth (#14 in 2014), Ellie (#55), Bella (#70), Elsie (#336), Bettye, Libbie, Lisette, Lizzie, Lizette, Lissie, Betty, Bettina, Bessie, Bess, Belle, Beth, Bethan, Bette, Betsy and Bell. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1880-1889 and is now significantly less, with forms like Libbie, Bettye, Lisette, Lissie and Lizzie becoming somewhat dated. Elsie (#336), Ellie (#55) and Bella (#70) are three of the more trendy birth names in this list, with Bella, Ellie and Elsie enjoying a rekindling in usage. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Bettie▼ is pronounced similarly to Beatie and Beattie. Other suggested similar baby names are Beate, Bertie▼, Bethia, Betia, Hettie▼, Lettie▼, Nettie▼ and Yettie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bettie.