US Popularity:12942
Other Origin(s):British, Dutch
Meaning:God's promise
If you are looking for a divine name for your newest addition, we promise that the name Bette is a good bet! A feminine name of Dutch, English, and Hebrew origin, Bette means “God's promise.” Short and sweet, Bette is a variant of the Dutch and English name Betty and the Hebrew name Elizabeth. Whether you pronounce it like Kim Carnes does when she sings about Bette (Betty) Davis, or you opt to follow in the funny footsteps of Bette (Bet) Midler, this name feels both vintage and current and is sure to suit your little star.

Famous People Named Bette

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Bette Davis
  • Bette Midler
    Actress, Singer

Bette Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Bette is currently #12942 in U.S. births
Girl:Bette is currently #9847 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 7147
from 2022
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