Elizabeth
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
i-LIZ-ə-bəth
Meaning
Promise of God
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Elizabeth originates in Hebrew language and means "promise of God". Elizabeth has been one of the most popular feminine given names over centuries and in various languages and various spellings it has almost a hundred different forms. In the Bible, Elizabeth was the mother of John Baptist and the wife of Zacharias. It was also popularized by Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen of England, and Elizabeth II, current Queen of the Commonwealth realms.

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Elspet, Ilse, Elsa, Elisheva, Lilibeth, Liddy, Lisa, Lisbeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Babette, Bess, Beth, Bettina, Buffy, Elisa, Elisabeth, Libby, Betsy

Famous Elizabeths

Elizabeth Taylor - American actress
Elizabeth Hurley - British actress
Elizabeth Shue - American actress
Elizabeth Perkins - American actress
Elizabeth Barret Browning - poet
Elizabeth Adams - writer
Elizabeth Montgomery - American actress

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