What is the meaning of the name Elizabeth?

The name Elizabeth is primarily a female name of Hebrew origin that means God Is My Oath.

Elizabeth is a name with Biblical/Hebrew origins. Elisheba/Elisheva are the Hebrew variations of the name and Elisabet is the Greek. Nicknames for the name Elizabeth include Liz, Lizzy, Beth, Bets, Betsy, Betty, and Eliza.

Elizabeth was the mother of John the Baptist in the Bible.

Royals with the name Elizabeth include Queens Elizabeth I and II of England.

Actresses include Elizabeth Taylor, Elizabeth McGovern, and Elizabeth Hurley. Elizabeth Montgomery was a famous television actress, known for the 1960s series, Bewitched.  Elizabeth Arden is a makeup brand named after its creator.

Fictional characters named Elizabeth include Elizabeth Bennett from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Elizabeth “Beth” March from Little Women. There is also Elizabeth Elliott (Persuasion), Betsey Trotwood
(David Copperfield), and Betsy Ray (Betsy-Tacey).

Different Spellings of the name Elizabeth:


People who like the name Elizabeth also like:

Charlotte, Amelia, Grace, Abigail, Olivia, Emma, Violet, William, Benjamin, Alexander, Liam, Henry, Noah, Ethan

Names like Elizabeth:

Elisabeth, Elspeth, Elisabette, Elizaveta, Elisaveta, Elsbeth

Stats for the Name Elizabeth

checkmark Elizabeth is currently #27 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Elizabeth is currently #14 in U.S. births

Songs about Elizabeth

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Elizabeth - Zachary Sterling
Elizabeth on the Bathroom Floor - Eels
Goodnight Elizabeth - Counting Crows
To Elizabeth S. - Eyeless in Gaza