What does Elizabeth mean?
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.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 Birth Names, 2014)
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.