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1.6m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Elizabeth

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God is My Oath
  • #14 All Time
  • #14 in 2014
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Boys
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45k Elisabeth (Hebrew)
< 1k Elspeth (Scottish)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801,9481,9399#4 girl name
18811,8521,8520#4 girl name
18822,1942,1877#4 girl name
18832,2682,25513#4 girl name
18842,5652,54916#4 girl name
18852,5912,5829#4 girl name
18862,6912,68011#4 girl name
18872,6952,68114#3 girl name
18883,2363,22412#3 girl name
18893,0743,05816#3 girl name
18903,1243,11212#3 girl name
18913,0653,0596#4 girl name
18923,4693,4618#3 girl name
18933,3723,36012#5 girl name
18943,4353,42510#5 girl name
18953,6203,60317#5 girl name
18963,4823,47111#7 girl name
18973,4543,44212#6 girl name
18983,6743,65915#7 girl name
18993,3003,28713#7 girl name
19004,1124,09616#6 girl name
19013,2253,2169#6 girl name
19023,7153,69421#6 girl name
19033,7343,72311#6 girl name
19043,8463,83313#6 girl name
19054,1344,12113#6 girl name
19064,3364,32115#7 girl name
19074,6374,62413#7 girl name
19084,9154,90411#7 girl name
19095,1895,17613#7 girl name
19105,8165,79917#7 girl name
19116,3166,29818#7 girl name
19128,5518,52823#8 girl name
19139,5299,50524#8 girl name
191411,39311,36627#8 girl name
191514,13014,10327#8 girl name
191614,97914,93940#8 girl name
191715,16115,13031#8 girl name
191815,88915,85237#9 girl name
191915,30715,28819#8 girl name
192015,94315,90934#8 girl name
192115,83515,80035#10 girl name
192215,27115,24130#9 girl name
192315,50415,46341#9 girl name
192414,99114,94942#11 girl name
192513,96913,93237#10 girl name
192612,88712,83354#11 girl name
192712,58412,52856#13 girl name
192811,80711,76344#14 girl name
192911,31211,25161#15 girl name
193011,04110,99348#15 girl name
193110,34210,29448#16 girl name
193210,0479,99354#17 girl name
19339,0549,01638#17 girl name
19349,3859,34243#18 girl name
19359,1159,07441#17 girl name
19368,9098,86247#18 girl name
19379,4359,38550#17 girl name
19389,8459,80144#17 girl name
19399,7559,70550#18 girl name
194010,0059,95352#20 girl name
194110,31610,26848#21 girl name
194211,23411,18252#22 girl name
194311,68711,65037#23 girl name
194411,06511,03233#23 girl name
194510,36110,33625#26 girl name
194611,77311,75122#25 girl name
194713,47613,44333#25 girl name
194813,23913,20930#26 girl name
194913,73513,70926#25 girl name
195014,37214,34329#24 girl name
195115,13415,10331#23 girl name
195216,04916,02029#22 girl name
195316,12416,09133#21 girl name
195416,62816,58741#20 girl name
195516,72916,68742#21 girl name
195616,37616,34432#22 girl name
195717,53217,49735#22 girl name
195818,57718,53047#22 girl name
195918,48218,43646#21 girl name
196018,91618,85759#18 girl name
196118,91418,84965#19 girl name
196217,84617,79947#20 girl name
196317,64217,59052#20 girl name
196417,33417,28648#16 girl name
196516,37516,31956#16 girl name
196615,94115,89051#16 girl name
196716,16516,11352#13 girl name
196814,94414,89153#17 girl name
196915,36115,29962#16 girl name
197015,18715,12067#18 girl name
197113,66713,60364#19 girl name
197212,24012,18555#15 girl name
197312,41212,36052#13 girl name
197412,32012,25862#12 girl name
197512,52412,47351#15 girl name
197613,61313,55162#16 girl name
197716,48816,42563#13 girl name
197816,87816,80870#14 girl name
197918,15818,07682#11 girl name
198019,60619,52878#9 girl name
198120,26120,17190#9 girl name
198220,59420,50688#8 girl name
198319,94019,838102#10 girl name
198420,45620,36294#10 girl name
198520,64420,539105#9 girl name
198619,16019,06595#10 girl name
198718,70718,601106#10 girl name
198820,12720,025102#10 girl name
198920,43120,291140#10 girl name
199020,83320,74291#9 girl name
199120,45720,39166#9 girl name
199219,08019,02852#9 girl name
199317,60617,55155#9 girl name
199416,82016,77644#9 girl name
199516,22716,18344#10 girl name
199616,01615,99026#10 girl name
199715,44115,41130#9 girl name
199815,20115,17823#10 girl name
199915,35315,33122#10 girl name
200015,11015,08822#9 girl name
200114,79214,78012#9 girl name
200214,61314,59221#11 girl name
200314,12514,09431#9 girl name
200413,61313,55063#10 girl name
200512,74312,71924#11 girl name
200612,43212,41517#11 girl name
200713,05313,03518#10 girl name
200811,99911,98613#9 girl name
200911,03311,02013#11 girl name
201010,25010,2428#12 girl name
201110,08110,06219#11 girl name
20129,6829,6748#10 girl name
20139,4259,41312#10 girl name
20149,4989,4926#14 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Elizabeth? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,606,282 babies born with the name Elizabeth in the United States. That's more than enough Elizabeths to occupy the country of Guinea-Bissau with an estimated population of 1,580,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 1,948 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Elizabeth" was in 1990 with a total of 20,742 babies. (That's a lot of baby Elizabeths)

According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elizabeth" ranks #14 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 299 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1927. Across the entire United States a total of 12,584 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 "Elizabeth" mean?

Elizabeth (Hebrew): God is My Oath

The name "Elizabeth" is of Hebrew origin and it means "God is My Oath". It's a name commonly given to girls.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

L is for luster, your shine.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

B is for blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

Your name in reverse order is "Htebazile". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tzhleebai". 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 Elizabeth popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Elizabeth in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Elizabeth

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey is a singer-songwriter and model specializing in dream pop, rock, psychedelic rock, and indie pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Lana was born in 1986 as Elizabeth Woolridge Grant in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Elizabeth was born in 1989 as Elizabeth Chase Olsen in Sherman Oaks, California, U.S.

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Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks is an actress, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1998 to present. Elizabeth was born in 1975 as Elizabeth Irene Mitchell in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1942 to 2011. Elizabeth was born in 1932 as Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor in Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, England, UK.

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Tina Fey

Tina Fey is an actress, comedian, writer, and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Tina was born in 1970 as Elizabeth Stamatina Fey in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Lizzy Caplan

Lizzy Caplan is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Lizzy was born in 1982 as Elizabeth Anne Caplan in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Past life for Elizabeth born Dec 5, 1994

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 Central England approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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