Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Scottish Gaelic form of Isabel.

Related Names

VariantsIshbel, Isobel
DiminutiveBeileag
Other Languages & CulturesZabel(Armenian) Elixabete(Basque) Elisheba, Elizabeth, Elisabeth(Biblical) Elisabet(Biblical Greek) Elisheva(Biblical Hebrew) Elisabeth(Biblical Latin) Elisaveta, Elizabet(Bulgarian) Elisabet(Catalan) Elizabeta(Croatian) Alžběta, Liliana(Czech) Elisabeth, Isabella, Eli, Elisabet, Elise, Ella, Else, Lilli, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lise, Liss, Lissi(Danish) Elisabeth, Isabeau, Isabel, Isabella, Isabelle, Babette, Betje, Elise, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Ilse, Isa, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa, Lize(Dutch) Elizabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Babette, Bella, Belle, Bess, Bessie, Beth, Betsy, Bette, Bettie, Betty, Bettye, Buffy, Elisa, Elisabeth, Elise, Elissa, Eliza, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Elsa, Elsabeth, Elsie, Elyse, Elyzabeth, Ibbie, Isabella, Isbel, Isebella, Issy, Izabelle, Izzy, Leesa, Libbie, Libby, Liddy, Lilian, Liliana, Lilianna, Lilibet, Lilibeth, Lillia, Lillian, Lilliana, Lillie, Lisa, Lise, Liz, Liza, Lizbeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Lizzy, Sabella, Tetty(English) Eliisabet, Elo, Liis, Liisa, Liisi, Liisu(Estonian) Elisabet, Isabella, Eliisa, Elisa, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Iisa, Liisa, Liisi(Finnish) Élisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Babette, Élise, Isabeau, Lili, Liliane, Lise, Lisette(French) Bet, Elske, Lys(Frisian) Sabela(Galician) Elisabed, Eliso, Eliza, Liza(Georgian) Elisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Babette, Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Ella, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Isa, Isabell, Isabella, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lili, Lilli, Lisa, Lisbeth(German) Elisavet(Greek) Elikapeka(Hawaiian) Elisheva(Hebrew) Elizabet, Erzsébet, Izabella, Bettina, Bözsi, Eliza, Erzsi, Lili, Liliána, Lilien, Zsóka(Hungarian) Elísabet, Ísabella, Elsa(Icelandic) Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Sibéal(Irish) Elisabetta, Isabella, Bettina, Elisa, Elsa, Isa, Liliana, Lisa(Italian) Elizabete, Elīza(Latvian) Bet(Limburgish) Elžbieta, Elzė(Lithuanian) Elisaveta(Macedonian) Ealisaid(Manx) Ibb(Medieval English) Isabeau(Medieval French) Isabel(Medieval Occitan) Elisabeth, Isabella, Eli, Elisabet, Elise, Ella, Else, Lilly, Lisa, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lise, Liss(Norwegian) Isabèl(Occitan) Elżbieta, Izabela, Izabella, Iza, Liliana, Lilianna(Polish) Isabel, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Elizabete, Isabela, Liliana(Portuguese) Eliza, Izabel, Lílian(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Elisabeta, Isabela, Isabella, Eliza, Liliana(Romanian) Elizaveta, Yelizaveta(Russian) Jelisaveta(Serbian) Alžbeta(Slovak) Elizabeta(Slovene) Isabel, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela, Liliana(Spanish) Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Elsie, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lise(Swedish) Yelyzaveta, Yelysaveta(Ukrainian) Bethan(Welsh)

Sources & References

  1. Mark, Colin. The Gaelic-English Dictionary. Routledge, 2003, page 717.
Entry updated January 21, 2022