Variant of Elisabeth. Elisabeth was the wife of the priest Zacharias and mother of John the Baptist. She was also a cousin of Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ.
A pet from of Elizabeth, Betty is also in common use as an independent given name.
was an American feminist, activist and writer, best known for starting what is commonly known as the "Second Wave" of feminism through the writing of her book The Feminine Mystique.As a young girl, Betty was active in Marxist and Jewish circles; she later wrote how she felt isolated from the community at times, and felt her "passion against injustice...originated from my feelings of the injustice of anti-Semitism". She went to high school in Peoria. She briefly became involved in her high school newspaper, but when she was turned down for a column, she and six other friends launched a literary magazine called Tide. In this magazine, Betty and her friends talked about home life as opposed to school life.
Bess, Bessie, Bessy
Betty Name also appears in following Origin(s): Hebrew, English, Biblical
Baby girl name meaning Form Of Elizabeth. God's Oath in Hebrew. Betty also named in American, Australian, Chinese, Finnish, French for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Betty. What does the name Betty mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Betty. History of name and famous personality with Betty will help to update our database and other website users.
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