What does Bettina mean?
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.
(female) Beatna, Beattina, ..
(male) Bettiman, Betton, ..
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, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Bettina and corresponding names. Bethan, Bette, Betti, Bettie, Betty (#1254 from recent data), Bettye, Elizabeth (#14), Ina and Tina (#1477) 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 (#1674, 88.7% less usage), with forms like Ina becoming less trendy.
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.