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Popularity
1.6m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Elizabeth

Gender: Girl. Ranked #14 most popular

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 expressive, not one to hold within.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

Z is for zip, the quickness in your step!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

T is for tender, loving nature.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

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



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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 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elizabeth" ranks #12 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 398 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1915. Across the entire United States a total of 14,130 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 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 gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Elizabeth

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey is a singer-songwriter and model with the most prominent portion of their 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 their 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 their 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 their 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 their 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 their 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 May 16, 1931

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 USA South-East approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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

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