Elisabeth

First Name
46k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elisabeth

"Elisabeth" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "God is my Oath". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

The spelling of Elizabeth used in the Authorized Version of the New Testament. From the Greek Ἐλισάβετ (Elisabet), a transliteration of the Hebrew אלישבע ('Elisheva), meaning my God is an oath.

  1. The mother of John the Baptist according to the Christian and Islamic scriptures; called Elizabeth in some English translations of the Bible.
  2. A female given name, a less common form of Elizabeth in English.

Elisabeth was also found in the following language(s): Danish, German, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Elisabeth

Betsy was given the name Elisabeth Prince on January 8th, 1958.

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Elisabeth Shue is an actress. She was most prominent from 1982 to 1982. Elisabeth was given the name Elisabeth Judson Shue on October 6th, 1963 in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S. Elisabeth is also known as Lisa Shue.

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Elisabeth Moss is an actor. Her ongoing career started in 1990. Elisabeth was given the name Elisabeth Singleton Moss on July 24th, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Lisa Haydon is a model, actress, fashion designer, model (people), actor, and fashion design. She has been prominent since 2010. Lisa was given the name Elisabeth Marie Haydon on June 17th, 1986 in Chennai.

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Elisabeth was royalty. She holds the title Empress consort of Austria–Hungary. She was most prominent from 1854 to 1898. Elisabeth was born as the child of Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria on December 24th, 1837 in Munich. She left this life on September 10th, 1898.

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Elisabeth Röhm is an actress. She was most prominent from 1997 to present. Elisabeth was born on April 28th, 1973 in Düsseldorf.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Elisabeth

Elisabeth was royalty. She holds the title Empress consort of Austria–Hungary. She was most prominent from 1854 to 1898. Elisabeth was born as the child of Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria on December 24th, 1837 in Munich. She left this life on September 10th, 1898.

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Caroline Amalie Elisabeth was royalty. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1820 to 1821. Caroline was born as the child of Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and Princess Augusta of Great Britain on May 17th, 1768 in Braunschweig. She left this life on August 7th, 1821.

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Princess Elisabeth is royalty. Princess was born as the child of Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, and Princess Caroline-Mathilde of Denmark on May 8th, 1935 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Her career lasted from 1748 to 1759. Louise was born as the child of Louis XV of France and Marie Leszczyńska on August 14th, 1727 in Palace of Versailles. She breathed her last breath on December 6th, 1759.

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Archduchess was born as the child of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Maria Theresa on August 13th, 1743 in Vienna. She died on September 22nd, 1808.

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She holds the title Princess of Orléans-Braganza. Princess was born as the child of Prince Franz of Bavaria and Princess Isabella Antonie of Croÿ on September 14th, 1914 in Nymphenburg Palace. She breathed her last breath on May 13th, 2011.

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How popular is the baby name Elisabeth in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 24 24 0
1881 25 25 0
1882 29 29 0
1883 26 26 0
1884 32 32 0
1885 32 32 0
1886 43 43 0
1887 33 33 0
1888 33 33 0
1889 45 45 0
1890 23 23 0
1891 27 27 0
1892 55 55 0
1893 48 48 0
1894 58 58 0
1895 43 43 0
1896 50 50 0
1897 57 57 0
1898 66 66 0
1899 52 52 0
1900 54 54 0
1901 51 51 0
1902 50 50 0
1903 60 60 0
1904 53 53 0
1905 88 88 0
1906 82 82 0
1907 90 90 0
1908 89 89 0
1909 93 93 0
1910 102 102 0
1911 96 96 0
1912 131 131 0
1913 180 180 0
1914 217 217 0
1915 261 261 0
1916 278 278 0
1917 331 331 0
1918 292 292 0
1919 273 273 0
1920 259 259 0
1921 245 245 0
1922 222 222 0
1923 189 189 0
1924 200 200 0
1925 184 184 0
1926 182 182 0
1927 177 177 0
1928 156 156 0
1929 153 153 0
1930 146 146 0
1931 156 156 0
1932 114 114 0
1933 123 123 0
1934 122 122 0
1935 108 108 0
1936 120 120 0
1937 137 137 0
1938 130 130 0
1939 128 128 0
1940 114 114 0
1941 138 138 0
1942 149 149 0
1943 146 146 0
1944 150 150 0
1945 148 148 0
1946 146 146 0
1947 207 207 0
1948 175 175 0
1949 181 181 0
1950 187 187 0
1951 184 184 0
1952 201 201 0
1953 218 218 0
1954 258 258 0
1955 229 229 0
1956 312 312 0
1957 316 316 0
1958 331 331 0
1959 327 327 0
1960 377 377 0
1961 368 368 0
1962 402 402 0
1963 465 465 0
1964 437 437 0
1965 457 457 0
1966 444 444 0
1967 466 466 0
1968 436 436 0
1969 411 411 0
1970 426 426 0
1971 398 398 0
1972 354 354 0
1973 371 371 0
1974 413 413 0
1975 460 460 0
1976 497 497 0
1977 575 575 0
1978 588 588 0
1979 630 624 6
1980 753 753 0
1981 733 733 0
1982 807 801 6
1983 705 705 0
1984 790 790 0
1985 775 770 5
1986 704 704 0
1987 722 722 0
1988 714 714 0
1989 823 813 10
1990 766 766 0
1991 734 734 0
1992 760 760 0
1993 786 786 0
1994 728 728 0
1995 701 701 0
1996 739 739 0
1997 865 865 0
1998 740 740 0
1999 693 693 0
2000 735 735 0
2001 1,093 1,093 0
2002 824 824 0
2003 708 708 0
2004 700 700 0
2005 682 682 0
2006 613 613 0
2007 628 628 0
2008 585 585 0
2009 554 554 0
2010 497 497 0
2011 476 476 0
2012 464 464 0
2013 459 459 0
2014 485 485 0
2015 400 400 0
2016 426 426 0
2017 353 353 0

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Popularity of Elisabeth as a first name

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Common last names for Elisabeth

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Fun Facts about the name Elisabeth

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  • How Popular is the name Elisabeth? Elisabeth is the 1,057th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elisabeth have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 45,735 babies born with the first name Elisabeth in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elisabeth to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elisabeth? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 24 new born babies.
  • When was Elisabeth first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elisabeth is Sunday, December 30th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Elisabeth born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elisabeth was in 2001 with a total of 1,093 babies. That's a lot of babies named Elisabeth!
  • Random Elisabeth Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elisabeth ranks 104th in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 6 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Elisabeth: Your name in reverse order is Htebasile. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Etaieslhb. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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