What does the name "Betty" mean?
Betty (English): God is my oath
The name "Betty" is of English origin and it means "God is my oath". It's a name commonly given to girls.
B is for busy, your never idle life.
E is for electric, a sparkling trait!
T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.
T is for touching, the way you show you are.
Y is for youthful, your eternal look.
Your name in reverse order is "Ytteb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eybtt". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
How popular is the name "Betty" in the U.S.?
Want to know about the populiarty of Betty? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,002,470 babies born with the name Betty in the United States. That's more than enough Betties to occupy the country of Djibouti with an estimated population of 923,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 117 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Betty" was in 1930 with a total of 38,237 babies. (That's a lot of baby Betties)
According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Betty" is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 17 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of only 711 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Betty popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Betty in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Betty
Betty Blue is a film. Betty was born in 1931.
Betty Brosmer is a trainer. Betty was born in 1935 as Betty Brosmer in Pasadena, CaliforniaUnited States.
Here's something for you to ponder on...
What Does My Name Mean? - Have you wondered at one time or another what does my name mean? Knowing the meaning of your name can make you feel more amenable to your name than before.