Betsy - girls name

Betsy name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Betsy name meaning:

The name Betsy is a diminutive form of the name Elizabeth, which has Hebrew origins and means "God is my oath" or "my God is abundance." Betsy is a popular name in English-speaking countries and has a charming and timeless appeal.

Those named Betsy are often described as independent, strong-willed, and determined. They have a natural ability to lead and inspire others. Betsy's tend to be confident and assertive individuals who are not afraid to express their opinions and stand up for what they believe in. They also possess a nurturing and caring nature, making them excellent friends and partners.

Betsy is a name that carries a rich history and has been borne by many notable figures throughout the years. It exudes a sense of charm, grace, and intelligence. If you meet a Betsy, you can expect to encounter a person who is passionate, loyal, and someone who will bring excitement and joy into your life.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of Elizabeth. God's oath.


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Related names

Elizabeth , Ailish , Alzbeta, Annalisa, Anneliese , Bess , Bessie , Bessy, Bethan , Betsey, Betsy , Bette , Bettina, Bettine, Betty , Elise , Eliza , Elizabetta, Elsa , Elsie , Elspeth , Elyza , Erihapeti, Ibbie, Ibby, Ilse, Isabeau , Isabela , Isabelle , Isahel, Isahella, Isahelle, Isohel, Izabel , Libba, Libby , Liesel, Liesl, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lise, Lissette, Liz , Lizbeth, Lizette, Lizzie , Lizzy , Tetty, Tibby, Yelizaveta

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Overall UK ranking: 179 out of 5581

286 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Betsy

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