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What does Betti mean?

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




VARIANTS Bettye, Bettie, Betta, Beta

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA BETTY, ELIZABETH Babette, Belita, Bell, Bella, Belle, Bess, Bessie, Bessy, Bet, Beth, Bethan, Bethie, Bethy, Bethzy, Betina, Betsan, Betsey, Betsie, Betsy, Bett, Bette, Bettina, Bettine, Bit, Lotte, Tetty, Veta

(female) Bati, ..

(male) Betric, ..

Betti Saoirse (B.S.), ..

How popular is Betti?

Betti is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#34673 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Betti was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #1790 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Betti name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Betti are Babette, Bell, Bella (#48 VIA LATEST LIST), Belle (#859), Bess, Bessie, Beth, Bethan, Bethzy, Betsey, Betsy, Bette, Bettie, Bettina, Betty (#1128), Bettye, Elizabeth (#13) and Veta. These relations of Betti were at the top of their popularity in the 1930s (MEDIAN #1018) and are now much less common (#1686, 81% LESS USAGE). Elizabeth is a constant favorite, although Bella seems to be gaining favor too, while forms like Bell are no longer trendy.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bess, Bessie, Beth, Bethzy, Betsey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Betsy, Bette, Bettie, Bettina, Betty in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bettye, Elizabeth, Veta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Betti is pronounced similarly to Batya, Beata, Beatie, Beattie, Bitta and Bitya. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Atti, Beate, Becki, Beki, Bekki, Benni, Bente, Berni, Berri, Berrti, Bert, Berta, Berte, Berti, Bertie, Berty, Betha, Bethia, Betia, Bets, Betts, Brett, Bretta, Brette, Etti, Kitti, Lotti, Matti, Neti, Netti and Patti. These names tend to be more commonly used than Betti.

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