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Popularity
95k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Bethany

Gender: Girl. Ranked #649 most popular

What does the name "Bethany" mean?

Bethany (English): Place of figs - town near Jerusalem

The name "Bethany" is of English origin and it means "Place of figs - town near Jerusalem". It's a name commonly given to girls.

B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

T is for tender, loving nature.

H is for hug, give one today!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ynahteb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yatbneh". 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 "Bethany" in the U.S.?



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Boys

Want to know about the populiarty of Bethany? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 95,216 babies born with the name Bethany in the United States. That's more than enough Bethanies to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1915 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Bethany" was in 1987 with a total of 3,294 babies. (That's a lot of baby Bethanies)

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bethany" is not a popular baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of 1,063 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Bethany popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Bethany 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 Bethany

Bethany Hamilton

Bethany Hamilton is a surfer. Bethany was born in 1990 as Bethany Meilani Hamilton in Lihue, Hawaii, U.S.

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Bethany Joy Lenz

Bethany Joy Lenz is an actress, singer-songwriter, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1988 to present. Bethany was born in 1981 as Bethany Joy Lenz in Hollywood, Florida. U.S.

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Bethany Richards

Bethany was born in 1983.

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Joie Lenz

Joie Lenz is an actress, singer-songwriter, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1988 to present. Joie was born in 1981 as Bethany Joy Lenz in Hollywood, Florida. U.S.

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Past life for Bethany born Apr 16, 1946

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 Western Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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