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1.0m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Betty

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: God is my oath
  • #42 All Time
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Boys
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159k Beth (English)
35k Bette (American)

How popular is the name "Betty" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801171170
18811121120
18821231230
18831201200
18841441440
18851551550
18861671670
18871781780
18882142140
18891891890
18902162160
18912392390
18922552550
18932982980
18942982980
18953503500
18963423420
18973673670
18984214210
18994104100
19006656650#100 girl name
19014744740
19025805800
19035965960#98 girl name
19047157078#91 girl name
19058128075#85 girl name
19068658650#81 girl name
19071,0231,0185#77 girl name
19081,1351,1287#72 girl name
19091,0871,0825#77 girl name
19101,3941,3895#69 girl name
19111,4561,4560#69 girl name
19122,0112,0110#66 girl name
19132,2452,2396#67 girl name
19142,9432,93310#62 girl name
19154,1934,18211#53 girl name
19165,1445,1368#44 girl name
19176,6486,6399#34 girl name
19188,8238,80221#21 girl name
191910,12510,10619#15 girl name
192014,04214,01725#11 girl name
192117,67517,63837#8 girl name
192220,92920,89435#6 girl name
192326,04625,99056#5 girl name
192430,66730,59968#4 girl name
192532,90132,81784#3 girl name
192633,05032,95991#3 girl name
192735,52435,419105#3 girl name
192836,19836,079119#2 girl name
192936,80236,669133#2 girl name
193038,39338,237156#2 girl name
193136,24436,092152#2 girl name
193234,58234,413169#2 girl name
193331,68131,526155#2 girl name
193431,24931,079170#2 girl name
193528,82728,676151#4 girl name
193625,97725,861116#4 girl name
193725,44825,326122#5 girl name
193825,61225,502110#4 girl name
193923,76823,638130#4 girl name
194022,18822,074114#5 girl name
194121,02120,899122#7 girl name
194221,76421,653111#9 girl name
194321,68621,59789#10 girl name
194419,83019,75674#10 girl name
194518,44618,38462#11 girl name
194619,75819,71147#14 girl name
194719,00718,96245#17 girl name
194816,66616,62343#18 girl name
194914,98114,94635#22 girl name
195013,64613,61531#26 girl name
195112,85712,81839#29 girl name
195212,16512,12441#32 girl name
195311,38811,36325#33 girl name
195410,65310,61835#36 girl name
19559,9499,92722#36 girl name
19569,2469,21234#44 girl name
19578,5088,47731#50 girl name
19587,7427,71131#54 girl name
19597,3387,31622#59 girl name
19606,5326,50329#68 girl name
19615,5935,57815#87 girl name
19624,7814,76615#97 girl name
19634,1694,15514
19644,0814,06615
19653,5823,56418
19662,9692,94920
19672,5552,54213
19682,1542,13519
19692,1472,13314
19701,9751,9678
19711,7721,76210
19721,3671,3670
19731,3371,32215
19741,1401,13010
19751,0281,0208
19769159096
19778128075
19787157150
19797117110
19806586580
19816696627
19826356350
19835695636
19845035030
19855075025
19864074070
19874404355
19884013956
19893993990
19904064060
19913453450
19922962960
19932922920
19942752750
19952342340
19962162160
19971891890
19981921920
19991821820
20001751750
20011531530
20021271270
20031421420
20041361360
20051321320
20061351350
20071341340
20081371370
20091481480
20101311310
20111661660
20121381380
20131731730
20141901900

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 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Betty" ranks #25 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 62 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1946. Across the entire United States a total of 19,758 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

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 "Ttbey". 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.

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 south west? 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 her career being from 1939 to present. Betty was born in 1922 as Betty Marion White in Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.

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Lauren Bacall

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

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Bettie Page

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

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Betty Blue

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

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Betty Grable

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

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Betty Brosmer

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

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Past life for Betty born Jun 20, 1956

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 Bulgaria approximately on 550. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Name poster for Betty

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Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.

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