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Beth

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1.0m Betty (English)
35k Bette (American)

How popular is the baby name Beth in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1884 6 6 0
1885 9 9 0
1886 17 17 0
1887 11 11 0
1888 8 8 0
1889 26 26 0
1890 15 15 0
1891 24 24 0
1892 18 18 0
1893 27 27 0
1894 24 24 0
1895 22 22 0
1896 29 29 0
1897 27 27 0
1898 22 22 0
1899 32 32 0
1900 29 29 0
1901 23 23 0
1902 28 28 0
1903 32 32 0
1904 30 30 0
1905 22 22 0
1906 31 31 0
1907 36 36 0
1908 49 49 0
1909 54 54 0
1910 63 63 0
1911 57 57 0
1912 123 123 0
1913 129 129 0
1914 173 173 0
1915 209 209 0
1916 285 285 0
1917 298 298 0
1918 335 335 0
1919 355 355 0
1920 349 349 0
1921 356 356 0
1922 284 284 0
1923 287 287 0
1924 319 319 0
1925 315 315 0
1926 329 329 0
1927 310 310 0
1928 290 290 0
1929 262 262 0
1930 251 251 0
1931 238 238 0
1932 276 276 0
1933 256 256 0
1934 343 343 0
1935 343 343 0
1936 326 326 0
1937 371 371 0
1938 406 406 0
1939 501 501 0
1940 470 470 0
1941 601 601 0
1942 663 663 0
1943 785 785 0
1944 750 750 0
1945 807 807 0
1946 962 962 0
1947 1,178 1,178 0
1948 1,087 1,087 0
1949 1,355 1,355 0
1950 1,580 1,580 0
1951 1,981 1,981 0
1952 2,356 2,356 0
1953 2,566 2,566 0
1954 3,042 3,035 7
1955 3,277 3,269 8
1956 3,808 3,800 8
1957 4,362 4,354 8
1958 4,990 4,979 11 #95 girl name
1959 6,078 6,066 12 #80 girl name
1960 6,270 6,260 10 #72 girl name
1961 6,730 6,715 15 #65 girl name
1962 6,436 6,424 12 #66 girl name
1963 6,697 6,678 19 #66 girl name
1964 6,699 6,687 12 #65 girl name
1965 5,784 5,772 12 #66 girl name
1966 5,463 5,446 17 #65 girl name
1967 5,196 5,181 15 #67 girl name
1968 4,780 4,766 14 #74 girl name
1969 4,470 4,461 9 #82 girl name
1970 4,260 4,248 12 #92 girl name
1971 3,691 3,684 7 #101 girl name
1972 2,826 2,818 8
1973 2,571 2,564 7
1974 2,530 2,522 8
1975 2,333 2,325 8
1976 2,317 2,307 10
1977 2,976 2,967 9 #97 girl name
1978 2,752 2,743 9
1979 2,695 2,687 8
1980 2,859 2,849 10
1981 2,319 2,310 9
1982 2,002 2,002 0
1983 1,642 1,635 7
1984 1,631 1,631 0
1985 1,347 1,341 6
1986 1,141 1,135 6
1987 937 930 7
1988 862 862 0
1989 682 677 5
1990 663 663 0
1991 544 544 0
1992 461 461 0
1993 346 346 0
1994 315 315 0
1995 282 282 0
1996 239 239 0
1997 238 238 0
1998 193 193 0
1999 175 175 0
2000 161 161 0
2001 156 156 0
2002 107 107 0
2003 103 103 0
2004 103 103 0
2005 57 57 0
2006 85 85 0
2007 61 61 0
2008 68 68 0
2009 40 40 0
2010 36 36 0
2011 49 49 0
2012 47 47 0
2013 35 35 0
2014 44 44 0
2015 44 44 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Beth baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 159,338 babies born with the name Beth in the United States. That's more than enough Beths to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Beth" was in 1961 with a total of 6,715 babies. (That's a lot of baby Beths)

According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Beth" ranks #91 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 16 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1974. Across the entire United States a total of 2,530 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Beth popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Beth" mean? The list below shows the origins of Beth as well as things modernly associated with the name Beth such as celebrities named Beth.

Origin and Meaning of Beth

The name "Beth" is of English origin, and it means "God is my oath". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Beth Phoenix

Beth Phoenix is a professional wrestler. Beth was born in 1980 as Elizabeth Kocianski in Elmira, New York, United States.

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Beth Ditto

Beth Ditto is a musical artist . Beth was born in 1981.

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Beth Broderick

Beth Broderick is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1983 to present. Beth was born in 1959 as Elizabeth Alice Broderick in Falmouth, Kentucky, U.S.

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Beth Gibbons

Beth Gibbons is a singer-songwriter specializing in trip hop, folk, and alternative rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1991 to present. Beth was born in 1965.

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Bif Naked

Bif Naked is a singer-songwriter, actress, and motivational speaker specializing in rock, pop, and pop punk music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Bif was born in 1971 as Beth Torbert in New Delhi, Delhi, India.

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Beth Orton

Beth Orton is a singer-songwriter specializing in folktronica, folk rock, and trip hop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1993 to present. Beth was born in 1970 as Elizabeth Caroline Orton in East Dereham, Norfolk, England.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Beth

Beth Behrs
Beth Littleford
Beth Riesgraf
Beth Chapman
Beth Hart
Beth Moore
Beth Page
Beth Stern
Beth Thomas

Alternative Meanings

B is for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

Your name in reverse order is "Hteb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Thbe". 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.

Past life for Beth born Jul 14, 1989

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-East approximately on 1650. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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