The meaning of the name Elizabeth is God Is My Oath. The origin of the name Elizabeth is Hebrew. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Elizabeth is a name with Biblical/Hebrew origins. The meaning of the name Elizabeth is God is my Oath. Elizabeth was the mother of John the Baptist in the Bible. Alternate spellings include Elisabeth and Elizebeth. Nick names for the name Elizabeth include Liz, Lizzy, Beth, Eliza and Betsy, among others.
Royals with the name Elizabeth include Elizabeth I and II, queens of England. Elizabeth Taylor was a famous movie star. Elizabeth McGovern and Elizabeth Hurley are also movie actresses. Elizabeth Montgomery was a famous television actress, known for Bewitched. Elizabeth Arden is a makeup brand named after its creator.
Fictional characters named Elizabeth include Elizabeth Bennett (Pride and Prejudice) and Elizabeth “Beth” March (Little Women). There is also Elizabeth Elliott (Persuasion), Betsey Trotwood (David Copperfield), and Betsy Ray (Betsy-Tacey).
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