Popularity:11843
Origin:Welsh
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:My God is an oath
Bethan is a soft, sweet name for girls, meaning “my God is an oath.” Welsh in origin, it comes as a diminutive of Elizabeth, inspired by the Hebrew name Elisheva. Over time, Bethan has become more prevalent in the English-speaking world, with a fair few of its own namesakes in the public sphere. News readers may know journalist Bethan Mckernan for her work on The Guardian.
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