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pinWhat does Elizabeth mean?

Elizabeth /eliz-a-beth/ as a girls' name is pronounced ee-LIZ-a-beth. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elizabeth is "God is my oath".

Can also mean "God's promise", "God's satisfaction" or "God's perfection". The usual English spelling of Elisabeth, which was the usual form until the 16th-century reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England, whose popularity made the "z" spelling more common ever since. See also Elspeth and Isabel. Biblical: the mother of John the Baptist. Actresses Elizabeth Ashley, Elizabeth Hurley, Elizabeth Montgomery, Elisabeth Shue, Elizabeth Taylor; politician Elizabeth Dole; suffragette Elizabeth Cady Stanton.


Elizabeth has 191 variants: Alixyveth, Babette, Beileag, Belita, Bell, Bella, Belle, Bess, Bessie, Bessy, Bet, Beta, Beth, Bethan, Bethie, Bethy, Bethzy, Betina, Betsan, Betsey, Betsie, Betsy, Bett, Betta, Bette, Betti, Bettie, Bettina, Bettine, Betty, Bettye, Biff, Biffy, Bit, Bizzy, Buffy, Ealasaid, Ebeth, Eilis, Eilish, Eleisa, Eliasaid, Eliesse, Elikapeka, Elisa, Elisabet, Elisabeta, Elisabete, Elisabeth, Elisabethe, Elisabetta, Elisah, Elisavet, Elise, Elisebeth, Elissa, Eliszabeth, Elixyveth, Eliz, Eliza, Elizabet, Elizabett, Elizabette, Elizabiff, Elizabith, Elizaveta, Elizbeth, Elize, Elizebeth, Elle, Ellie, Ellissa, Elliza, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsee, Ellsey, Ellsi, Ellspet, Ellyse, Ellyssa, Ellyza, Els, Elsa, Elsabeth, Elsbeth, Else, Elsee, Elsie, Elsie, Elspet, Elspeth, Elspie, Elsy, Elyse, Elyssa, Elyza, Elyzza, Elzabeth, Elzbieta, Erzsebet, Esabeau, Helsa, Ilsa, Ilse, Isabel, Isabella, Isabelle, Isobel, Jelisaveta, Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Leisel, Leizel, Lib, Libbey, Libbi, Libbie, Libby, Libbye, Lies, Liesa, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesel, Liesja, Lili, Lilibet, Lilibeth, Lilo, Lily, Lis, Lisa, Lisabeth, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lisbett, Lisbetta, Lisbette, Lise, Lisel, Lisette, Lisl, Lissa, Lissette, Lissi, Lissie, Lissy, Liz, Liza, Lizabeth, Lizaveta, Lizbet, Lizbeth, Lizbett, Lizbiff, Lizeth, Lizette, Lizveth, Lizy, Lizz, Lizzi, Lizzie, Lizzy, Lotte, Lusa, Lys, Lysa, Lysbet, Lysbeth, Lysbette, Lyse, Lyssa, Lyssi, Lyssie, Lyza, Lyzbet, Lyzbeth, Lyzbette, Lyzette, Tetty, Veta, Yelisaveta, Yelizaveta, Ylisabet, Ylisabette, Ysabel, Ysabella and Yzabelle.

Related girl names: Ailsa, Elixyvett, Elma, Lezith, Liesl, Lizena, Oleisa, Orszebet, Yelisabeta, Zizi and Zsazsa.

Kreatif forms: Elizabetheu, Euelizabeth. [more]

pinHow popular is Elizabeth?

Elizabeth is a very prominent first name for women (#5 out of 4276, Top 1%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#39378 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Elizabeth for girls. Elizabeth reached its top rank of #4 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is currently at #14. (Top Birth Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elizabeth name in U.S.

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

Isabella (#4 in recent rankings), Lily (#27), Ellie (#55), Bella (#70), Isabelle (#96), Isabel (#144), Elise (#166), Eliza (#212), Elsa (#286), Elsie (#336), Elle (#395), Elisa (#498), Elisabeth (#603), Elyse (#611), Lisa (#750), Lizbeth (#751), Libby (#888), Leisa, Lise, Lisbeth, Libbie, Lisette, Bell, Lissette, Lizeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Lizabeth, Liza, Leesa, Lissie, Liz, Lissa, Bessie, Betsy, Elissa, Bethzy, Buffy, Bettye, Bettie, Bettina, Betty, Bethan, Elizebeth, Bette, Bess, Belle, Elyssa, Else, Beth, Elma, Ailsa and Isobel are the prominent varying forms of Elizabeth (#14 in recent rankings). Usage of these forms of Elizabeth reached its apex during the years 1880-1889 (median #650) and is almost as widespread today (#776, 35.9%). Elizabeth is more universally found than the rest, though Isabella is currently the preferred form, while versions like Lizbeth, Lisa, Elisabeth, Lizeth and Betty have lost favor.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elizabeth, Bell, Bella, Belle, Bess in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bessie, Beth, Bethzy, Betsy, Bette in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bettie, Bettina, Betty, Bettye, Buffy in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elisa, Elisabeth, Elise, Elissa, Eliza in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elizebeth, Elle, Ellie, Elma, Elsa in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Else, Elsie, Elyse, Elyssa, Isabel in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Isabella, Isabelle, Isobel, Leesa, Leisa in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Libbie, Libby, Lily, Lisa, Lisbeth in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lise, Lisette, Lissa, Lissette, Lissie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Liz, Liza, Lizabeth, Lizbeth, Lizeth in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lizette, Lizzie in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elise, Eliza, Elle, Ellie, Elsa outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elsie, Isabel, Isabella, Isabelle, Isobel outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Libby, Lily, Lisa outside U.S.

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Recommended similar baby names are Annabeth, Clarabeth, Corabeth, Eliane, Elixyvetha, Elizah, Elsbet, Lilybeth, Sarabeth and Yelizabet. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elizabeth.