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Elisabeth meaning and name origin
Elisabeth \e-lisabe-th, el(i)-sa-beth\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elisabeth is "God is my oath". Biblical: the spelling of Elizabeth used in the New Testament, from Elisheva. The name of the mother of John the Baptist. It comes from the same root as Elisheba, the name of the wife of Aaron. The name may have been influenced by Hebrew shabbâth "Sabbath".
For more information, see also the related name Marlise.
Elisabeth is also pronounced similarly to Elisabethe, Eliszabeth, Elizabith and Elizebeth. Other suggested similar baby names are Elisabeta, Elisabete, Elisabetta, Elisavet, Elizabet, Elizabett, Elizbeth, Elsabeth and Elzabeth.
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Popularity of Elisabeth
Elisabeth is a very popular first name for females (#558 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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