What does the name Bethany mean? The meaning of the name Bethany is Place Of Figs - Town Near Jerusalem. The origin of the name Bethany is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Alternate spellings: Bethanie, Bethenny, Bethonie
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Name Notes: From a Biblical place name.