Betty

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

1) English pet form of Elisabet [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

2) Pet form of Beata [1]

3) Pet form of Berta [2]

4) Pet form of Barbara [2]

Related Names

Betti
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Danish Finish Swedish
Bettie
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Danish Swedish
Betty
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Bettý
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Faroese Icelandic
Petti
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Finish

See also Bet

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Betty
Genitive: Bettys
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Betty
Genitive: Bettyn
Partitive: Bettyä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Betty
Genitive: Bettys
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Betty
Genitive: Bettys

Name Day

Norway Norway

8 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Betty Anna Maria Nansen (née Müller, 19 March 1873 – 15 March 1943), Danish actress and theatre director

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[8]
2046 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
1006 2318 0 1
Norway Norway[10]
435 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 733 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Betty(f) Sources: [9][8][10][11]

Sources: [9] [8] [10] [11]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi