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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.e-LEE-za-bet German
e-LEE-sah-bet Danish
i-LIZ-ə-bəth English
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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.
VariantsLiesbeth, Lijsbeth Dutch Elisabet Swedish Elisabet Norwegian Elisabet Danish Elizabeth, Elsabeth, Elyzabeth English Elizabeth Biblical
Other Languages & CulturesZabel 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 SpellingÉlisabeth

Categories

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