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.
Associated with: oath.
(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)
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)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl 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.
Similar NamesSuggested 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.See names in meaning and etymology.