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What does Betta mean?

Betta Pronunciation of Betta as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Betta means "God is my oath". Betta is an alternate spelling of Betty (Dutch, English, Hebrew): contraction of Elizabeth.




VARIANTS Bettye, Bettie, Betti, Beta

OTHER FORMS VIA BETTY, ELIZABETH Babette, Belita, Bell, Bella, Belle, Bess, Bessy, Bet, Beth, Bethan, Bethie, Bethy, Bethzy, Betina, Betsan, Betsey, Betsie, Betsy, Bett, Bette, Bettina, Bettine, Bit, Helsa, Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Lotte, Tetty, Veta

(female) Bata, ..

(male) Beter, ..

Betta Viviana (B.V.), ..

How popular is Betta?

Betta is an uncommon first name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#118236 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Betta (NOT RANKED) are Babette, Bell, Bella (#48 LAST YEAR), Belle (#859), Bess, Beth, Bethan, Bethzy, Betsey, Betsy, Bette, Betti, Bettie, Bettina, Betty (#1128), Bettye, Elizabeth (#13), Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa and Veta. These relations of Betta were favored in the 1930s (AVERAGE #1236) and have become much less common since (#1729, 80.1%), with forms such as Bette becoming less in vogue. Bella is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Babette, Bell, Bella, Belle, Bess in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Betti, Bettie, Bettina, Betty, Bettye in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elizabeth, Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Veta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Betta is pronounced similarly to Batya, Beata, Beatie, Beattie, Bitta and Bitya. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aletta, Aretta, Barta, Beate, Bebba, Becca, Becka, Beda, Belia, Belva, Bena, Bente, Berna, Bert, Berta, Berte, Bertha, Berti, Bertita (see Bertha), Berty, Betha, Bethea, Bethia, Betia, Bets, Betts, Beula, Beyla, Bretta, Brette, Brita, Britta, Cetta, Delta, Detta, Eletta, Etta, Evetta, Gerta, Gitta, Herta, Hetta, Huetta, Jetta, Joetta, Leeta, Leota, Leta, Letta, Lotta, Meta, Nesta, Neta, Netta, Oletta, Oretta, Peta, Reeta, Reita, Reta, Retta, Rhetta, Ritta, Teeta, Vesta, Wyetta, Yetta, Zeeta and Zetta. These names tend to be more frequently used than Betta.

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