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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 2015 rank:#717     ... 716:Monroe, 717:Aryanna, 718:Elisabeth, 719:Ivory, 720:Liv ...     Full US 2015 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 2015,  2:Elisabeth Austria 2015,  2:Elizabeth Paraguay 2014,  2:Eliise Estonia 2015,  2:Erzsébet Hungary 2014,  3:Elise Belgium 2014,  4:Lili Hungary 2014,  4:Elizabete Latvia 2011
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, 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, Lizzie, Lizzy, Lysa, Sabeth, Sissi, Sissy, Spela, Yelizaveta   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
AustriaGraph2013 57,  2012 53,  2008 58,  2007 51,  2006 51,  2005 50,  2004 55,  1999 29
Austria prevalence 2015 2
Belgium prevalence 2013 41
EstoniaGraph2015 142014 19
France 2002 339
Germany prevalence 2005 5
Greenland prevalence 2011 18
Netherlands 2008 94
NorwayGraph2015 129,  2014 141,  2013 140,  2012 163,  2011 132,  2010 135,  2009 129,  2008 132,  2007 88,  2006 89,  2005 87,  2004 82,  2003 75,  2002 62,  2001 56,  2000 58,  1999 53,  1998 44,  1997 44
Norway prevalence 2015 17
Sweden prevalence 2014 2
Switzerland prevalence 2013 4
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 356,  1980-1989 322
USA yearlyGraph2015 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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