US Popularity:59
Meaning:God's promise or God is my oath
Elizabeth is descended from the Hebrew name Elisheva, which then became Elisabeth, and means “God’s promise” or “God is my oath.” In the Bible, Elizabeth is the mother of John the Baptist. This royal name became popular in England with Queen Elizabeth I (1533–1603), whose reign lasted 44 years. The daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I was named after her grandmothers, Elizabeth of York and Elizabeth Howard. This royal choice has endured throughout the ages and is unlikely to disappear anytime soon. Some may also be inspired by the Scottish Elspeth, the French Lisette, and the Spanish Isabel.

Famous People Named Elizabeth

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  • Elizabeth Banks
    Actress, Director
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Elizabeth Montgomery
  • Elizabeth Ryan
    Tennis Player
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Elizabeth
    Cecilia and Claude Bowes-Lyon

Elizabeth Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Elizabeth is currently #100 on The Bump
Girl:Elizabeth is currently #39 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Elizabeth is currently #59 in U.S. births
Girl:Elizabeth is currently #13 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 2
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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