What does Elizabeth mean?
Elizabeth /eliz-a-beth/ [4 sylls.] 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.
Elizabeth has 40 more different relations via Elisabeth, Elspeth, Isabel: Bel, Belia, Belicia, Bellita, Bep, Chabeli, Chabelita, Elsbet, Ib, Ibbie, Isa▼, Isabeau, Isabela▲, Isabele, Isabelita, Isabell▼, Isbel, Ishbel, Isobell, Isobella, Isobelle, Issie, Issy, Izabel, Izabella▲, Izabelle, Izzie, Izzy, Lilli, Lisabel, Liset, Liseth, Lisolette, Marisabel, Sabella, Sabelle, Ysabeau, Ysobel, Yzobel and Yzobelle.Kreatif forms: Elizabetheu, Euelizabeth. [more]
How 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 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Isabella (#4 in 2014), Lily (#27), Ellie (#55), Bella (#70), Isabelle (#96), Isabel (#144), Elise (#166), Izabella (#200), Eliza (#212), Elsa (#286), Elsie (#336), Elle (#395), Elisa (#498), Elisabeth (#603), Elyse (#611), Isabela (#717), Lisa (#750), Lizbeth (#751), Libby (#888), Bell, Lisbeth, Libbie, Izabelle, Leesa, Leisa, Lise, Lissa, Lizabeth, Lizeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Liza, Liz, Belle, Lissette, Lissie, Lisette, Isobel, Elizebeth, Bette, Betsy, Elma, Bettie, Bettina, Bettye, Betty, Elissa, Bethzy, Else, Isabell, Bessie, Bess, Beth, Isa, Bethan, Ailsa, Elyssa and Buffy are the prominent varying forms of Elizabeth (#14 in 2014). Variants like Ibbie are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3375%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2233%, ▼33.8%), with forms such as Lizbeth, Isabell, Lisa, Elisabeth and Lizeth becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable baby names in this compilation are Elsa (#286), Elsie (#336), Elisa (#498), Ellie (#55) and Eliza (#212), and there is also a rebound in birth name usage for Elisa, Eliza, Ellie, Elsa and Elsie. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Elizabeth and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)