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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #42 most popular

Similar Names
159k Beth (English)
35k Bette (American)

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 bloom, your glow of life.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

T is for time, you give to friends.

T is for tender, loving nature.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ytteb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tyebt". 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 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Betty" ranks #55 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 107 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1916. Across the entire United States a total of 5,144 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 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 region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Betty

Betty White

Betty White is an actress, comedian, writer, and singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1939 to present. Betty was born in 1922 as Betty Marion White in Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.


Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1942 to 2014. Lauren was born in 1924 as Betty Joan Perske in The Bronx, New York, United States.


Bettie Page

Bettie Page is a model. Bettie was born in 1923 as Betty Mae Page in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.


Betty Blue

Betty Blue is a film. Betty was born in 1931.


Betty Grable

Betty Grable is an actress, dancer, and singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1929 to 1973. Betty was born in 1916 as Elizabeth Ruth Grable in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.


Betty Brosmer

Betty Brosmer is a trainer. Betty was born in 1935 as Betty Brosmer in Pasadena, CaliforniaUnited States.


Past life for Betty born Mar 26, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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

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