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Name Elizabeth

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

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Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Diminutives:Bessie, Bessy, Bethan, Betsy, Betty, Eliza, Elsie, Libby, Liezel, Lissy, Lizeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Lizzy
Short forms:Beth, Elissa, Elyssa, Liz, Liza, Lizbeth
Saints:Elizabeth of Hungary
US 2015 rank:#13     ... 11:Madison, 12:Amelia, 13:Elizabeth, 14:Sofia, 15:Evelyn ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Elisabeth, Elísabeth, Elizabet, Elizabeta, Elizabete, Elisabet, Elísabet, Elisabetha, Lizbeth     Details
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About Elizabeth, the group of names with the same origin as Elizabeth

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
Australia/NSWGraph2015 45,  2014 50,  2013 43,  2012 41,  2011 44,  2010 40,  2009 40,  2008 282007 37,  2006 36,  2005 42,  2004 36,  2003 32,  2001 33
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2015 18,  2014 33,  2013 172012 26,  2011 19,  2010 37,  2009 21,  2008 20
Cuba prevalence 2010 10
England+WalesGraph2015 39,  2014 37,  2013 39,  2012 38,  2011 44,  2010 49,  2009 43,  2008 40,  2007 36,  2006 41,  2005 42,  2004 35,  2003 32,  2002 30,  2001 33,  2000 34,  1999 33,  1998 30
IrelandGraph2015 60,  2014 72,  2013 69,  2012 71,  2011 67,  2010 62,  2009 65,  2008 78,  2007 63,  2006 63,  2005 69,  2004 64,  2003 512002 62,  2001 60,  2000 57,  1999 57,  1998 59
MaltaGraph2014 4,  2013 2,  2012 1
MexicoGraph2013 25,  2011 232010 24,  2009 26,  2008 24
Mexico prevalence 2008 7
New ZealandGraph2015 35,  2014 38,  2013 38,  2012 45,  2011 35,  2010 37,  2009 332008 39
Paraguay prevalence 2014 2
Peru prevalence 2015 9
ScotlandGraph2015 80,  2014 86,  2013 93,  2012 72,  2011 65,  2010 66,  2009 65,  2008 68,  2007 70,  2006 67,  2005 60,  2004 67,  2003 81,  2002 82,  2001 70,  2000 64,  1999 561998 75
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 9,  1990-1999 81980-1989 9,  1970-1979 12,  1960-1969 17
USA prevalence 1990 5
USA yearlyGraph2015 13,  2014 14,  2013 10,  2012 10,  2011 11,  2010 12,  2009 11,  2008 9,  2007 10,  2006 11,  2005 11,  2004 10,  2003 9,  2002 11,  2001 9,  2000 9,  1999 10,  1998 10,  1997 9,  1996 10,  1995 10,  1994 9,  1993 9
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