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What does Betts mean?

Betts Pronunciation of Betts [betts] as a name for girls. The name Betts means "God is my oath". Betts is a variant form of Betsy (English, Hebrew): pet transcription of Elizabeth.

Associated with: oath.


Betts has 1 variant: Bets.

2 more alternative forms via Betsy: Betsey and Betsie.

Creative forms:
(female) Betes, Bettes, ..

(male) Betin, Betis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Betts Kaydence (B.K.), ..

How popular is Betts?

Betts is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#1714 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Betts (outside Top 2000) are Betsey and Betsy (#1692 last year). Other variants, like Betsie, are seldom used. These forms of Betts were favored by parents during 1940-1949 (adoption of 0.04%) and have become significantly less popular since, with the form Betsy becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Beata, Beate, Bente, Bert, Berta, Berte, Berti, Berty, Bess, Bet, Beta, Beth, Betha, Bethy, Betia, Bett, Betta, Bette, Betti, Bettie, Betty, Bettye, Bitta, Brett, Bretta and Brette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Betts.

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