Given Name ELISABETH

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: e-LEE-za-bet (German), e-LEE-sah-bet (Danish), i-LIZ-ə-bəth (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

German and Dutch form of ELIZABETH. It is also a variant English form, reflecting the spelling used in the Authorized Version of the New Testament.
VARIANTS: Liesbeth, Lijsbeth (Dutch), Elisabet (Swedish), Elisabet (Norwegian), Elisabet (Danish), Elizabeth, Elsabeth, Elyzabeth (English), Elizabeth (Biblical)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Zabel (Armenian), Elixabete (Basque), Elisabet (Biblical Greek), Elisheva (Biblical Hebrew), Elisaveta (Bulgarian), Elisabet (Catalan), Elizabeta (Croatian), Alžběta, Eliška (Czech), 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), 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), Isabèl (Occitan), Elżbieta, Izabela, Izabella, Ela, Eliza, Iza, Liliana (Polish), Isabel, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Isabela, Liana, Liliana (Portuguese), 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, Jelica (Serbian), Alžbeta, Eliška (Slovak), Elizabeta, Špela (Slovene), Isabel, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela, Liliana (Spanish), Yelyzaveta (Ukrainian), Bethan (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Élisabeth

Categories

Belgian royal family, biblical, biblical women, Luxembourgish grand-ducal family, never out of the US top 1000
Entry updated July 2, 2017