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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.BETH
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Meaning & History

Short form of ELIZABETH, or sometimes BETHANY.
DiminutiveLillia
Other Languages & CulturesZabel Armenian Elixabete Basque Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth Biblical Elisabet Biblical Greek Elisheva Biblical Hebrew Elisabeth Biblical Latin Elisaveta Bulgarian Elisabet Catalan Elizabeta Croatian Alžběta, Eliška Czech Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lissi Danish Elisabeth, Isabella, Isabelle, Betje, Elise, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Ilse, Isa, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa Dutch Eliisabet, Liis, Liisa, Liisi, Liisu Estonian Elisabet, Eliisa, Elisa, Ella, Elsa, Liisa, Liisi Finnish Élisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Babette, Élise, Lili, Liliane, Lilianne, Lise, Lisette French Bet, Lys Frisian Sabela Galician Elisabed, Eliso Georgian Elisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Isa, Isabell, Isabella, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lili, Lilli, Lisa, Lisbeth German Elisavet, Elli Greek Elikapeka Hawaiian Elisheva Hebrew Erzsébet, Izabella, Bözsi, Erzsi, Lili, Liliána, Zsóka Hungarian Elísabet, Elsa Icelandic Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Sibéal Irish Elisabetta, Isabella, Elisa, Elsa, Isa, Liana, Liliana, Lisa Italian Bet, Betje Limburgish Elžbieta, Elzė Lithuanian Elisaveta, Beti, Veta Macedonian Ealisaid Manx Ibb Medieval English Isabel Medieval Occitan Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Liss Norwegian Isabèl Occitan Elżbieta, Izabela, Izabella, Ela, Eliza, Iza, Liliana Polish Isabel, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Isabela, Liana, Liliana Portuguese Betânia, Bethânia, Eliza, Izabel, Lílian Portuguese (Brazilian) Elisabeta, Isabela, Isabella, Liana, Liliana Romanian Elizaveta, Yelizaveta, Liza, Lizaveta Russian Ealasaid, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Beileag, Lileas, Lilias, Lillias Scottish Jelisaveta, Jela Serbian Alžbeta, Eliška Slovak Elizabeta, Špela Slovene Isabel, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela, Liliana Spanish Betania, Bethania Spanish (Latin American) Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise Swedish Yelyzaveta Ukrainian Bethan Welsh

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