Meaning:Oath of God
Betty is a feminine name with Hebrew and English origins that works beautifully as either a full name or nickname. A shortened form of Elizabeth this name means “oath of God,” and makes for a wonderful way for you and baby to celebrate your faith. So many iconic figures went by the name Betty, from TV darling Betty White to First Lady Betty Ford, to Hollywood star Bette Davis. If you sense that baby is going to be a future thespian or political figure, the name Betty will definitely give good vibes.

Famous People Named Betty

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Betty Ford
    United States First Lady
  • Betty Nuthall
    Tennis Player
  • Betty Shabazz
    Civil Rights Activist
  • Betty White
    Actress, Comedian
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