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Name Elisabeth

Meaning:My God is abundance; My God has sworn Tools:

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About the name Elisabeth in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, French, English, Greek
Diminutives:Bethli, Elsi, Lieschen, Liesel, Lili, Lilli, Lilly, Lisette, Liska, Lison, Sissi, Sissy
Short forms:Betje, Els, Elsa, Elsbeth, Else, Elza, Ilse, Liesa, Liesbeth, Liese, Lisa, Lisbeth, Lise, Lize, Lysa, Sabeth
US 2017 rank:#773     ... 773:Ariadne, 774:Deborah, 775:Elisabeth, 776:Zaria, 777:Hana ...     Full US 2017 list
Similarly written:Elísabeth, Elisabet, Elísabet, Elisabetha, Elizabeth, Elisabetta, Elisaveta, Elizabet, Elizabeta, Elizabete     Details
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About Elizabeth, the group of names with the same origin as Elisabeth

Meaning/translation:My God is abundance; My God has sworn
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:meaning not known for sure
 2 interpretations are common, with the second name element either derived from sheba (seven) or from shaba (oath):
 My God is seven with the number seven as symbol for abundance, thus My God is abundance
 or My God has sworn
 in the Bible Elizabeth is the mother of John the Baptist
Words:el = God, the powerful  Hebrew
 sheba = seven  Hebrew
 shaba = the oath  Hebrew
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Lisa Germany/West 1991,  1:Elsa Sweden 2015,  1:Eliska Czechia 2017,  2:Elisabeth Austria 2015,  2:Elizabeth Paraguay 2014,  2:Lilly Sweden 2016,  2:Eliise Estonia 2015,  2:Erzsébet Hungary 2014,  3:Elise Belgium 2014,  4:Lili Hungary 2014
Somehow related to:Isabella, Isaline, Lilian
Old/original forms:Elisheba Hebrew
Name variants:Alzbeta, Bessie, Bessy, Beth, Bethan, Bethli, Bethzy, Betina, Betje, Betsy, Betta, Bettina, Betty, Eliise, Elisa, Elísa, Elisabet, Elísabet, Elisabeth, Elísabeth, Elisabetha, Elisabetta, Elisabettina, Elisaveta, Elischeba, Elise, Élise, Eliska, Elissa, Eliza, Elizabet, Elizabeta, Elizabete, Elizabeth, Elizaveta, Els, Elsa, Elsbeth, Else, Elsi, Elsie, Elyssa, Elza, Elzbieta, Erzsébet, Ilse, Libby, Liesa, Liesbeth, Lieschen, Liese, Liesel, Liezel, Liisa, Lili, Lilli, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbeth, Lise, Lisette, Liska, Lison, Lissette, Lissy, Liz, Liza, Lizbeth, Lize, Lizeth, Lizette, Lizi, Lizzie, Lizzy, Lysa, Sabeth, Sissi, Sissy, Spela, Yelizaveta   Sortable list   Details
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Austria prevalence 2015 2
Germany prevalence 2005 5
Switzerland prevalence 2013 4
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 356,  1980-1989 322
USA yearlyGraph2017 773,  2016 683,  2015 717,  2014 603,  2013 609,  2012 617,  2011 604,  2010 591,  2009 552,  2008 523,  2007 510,  2006 497,  2005 444,  2004 434,  2003 424,  2002 363,  2001 2862000 390,  1999 402,  1998 382,  1997 328,  1996 366,  1995 374,  1994 360,  1993 334
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