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Bettina

What does Bettina mean?

Bettina Pronunciation of Bettina [bet-ti-na] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Bettina is "God is my oath". Diminutive of Elizabeth; Latinate elaboration of Betty. One of photographer William Wegman's canine models was named Battina.

Associated with: oath.

Variations

Bettina has 6 variants: Battina, Betiana, Betina, Bettine, Ina and Tina.

Bettina has 13 more relations via Betty, Elizabeth: Belita, Beta, Bethan, Bethie, Betsan, Betsie, Bett, Betta, Bette, Betti, Bettie, Betty and Bettye.

Creative forms:
(female) Beatna, Beattina, ..

(male) Bettiman, Betton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bettina Ivanna (B.I.), ..

How popular is Bettina?

Bettina is a very popular first name for females (#1250 out of 4276, Top 29%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Bettina for girls. Bettina entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #802 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Displayed below is a study of the ranking of the girl name Bettina and corresponding names. Bethan, Bette, Betti, Bettie, Betty (#1287 from recent data), Bettye, Elizabeth (#13), Ina and Tina (#1466) are the popular variation forms of Bettina. These relations of Bettina were popular during 1930-1939 (median #719) and have become much less widespread since (#1676, 88.7% less usage), with forms like Ina becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bettina, Bette, Betti, Bettie, Betty in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bettye, Elizabeth, Ina, Tina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bethan, Elizabeth outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aretina, Austina, Balbina, Bambina, Bastiana, Battista, Beatrisa, Beattie, Behira, Belanna, Belia, Belinda, Bellina, Bellinda, Bellona, Belvia, Benigna, Bentlea, Berdine, Bernina, Berrtina, Bertilda, Bertina, Bertine, Bertita (see Bertha), Bethani, Bethann, Bethany, Bethea, Betheny, Bethia, Bethuna, Bethune, Betia, Bitta, Bobina, Brina, Brittin, Brittina, Brittine (see Brittany), Brittiny, Delaina, Delfina, Destina, Felina, Geina, Gemina, Gertina, Helaina, Hermina, Jestina, Justina, Kellina, Kenina, Ketreina, Ketrina, Latina, Melaina, Mellina, Merlina, Neina, Nettia, Petrina, Rexina, Satina, Terina, Tersina (see Theresa), Tetyana, Verbina, Verina, Waltina, Yemina, Yerina, Zelaina and Zenina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bettina.

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