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Betty Name Popularity

How popular is the name Betty? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 69 1,366 0.388%
1911 71 1,421 0.3816%
1912 66 1,996 0.3958%
1913 67 2,219 0.3914%
1914 62 2,920 0.419%
1915 53 4,178 0.4599%
1916 44 5,129 0.531%
1917 34 6,636 0.6633%
1918 21 8,800 0.82%
1919 15 10,106 0.9651%
1920 11 14,017 1.2607%
1921 8 17,637 1.5403%
1922 6 20,894 1.8754%
1923 5 25,991 2.3206%
1924 4 30,602 2.6352%
1925 3 32,813 2.9031%
1926 3 32,959 2.9966%
1927 3 35,423 3.2001%
1928 2 36,079 3.372%
1929 2 36,673 3.5405%
1930 2 38,233 3.6601%
1931 2 36,104 3.658%
1932 2 34,411 3.483%
1933 2 31,524 3.3837%
1934 2 31,083 3.2154%
1935 4 28,671 2.9504%
1936 4 25,861 2.6847%
1937 5 25,331 2.5707%
1938 4 25,503 2.4912%
1939 4 23,640 2.324%
1940 5 22,074 2.0768%
1941 7 20,902 1.8571%
1942 9 21,654 1.7148%
1943 10 21,596 1.6542%
1944 10 19,758 1.5942%
1945 11 18,386 1.5076%
1946 14 19,712 1.3359%
1947 17 18,963 1.136%
1948 18 16,621 1.0412%
1949 22 14,944 0.929%
1950 26 13,608 0.8452%
1951 29 12,824 0.7564%
1952 32 12,133 0.6951%
1953 33 11,364 0.6421%
1954 36 10,614 0.5806%
1955 36 9,929 0.5398%
1956 44 9,214 0.4878%
1957 50 8,473 0.4403%
1958 54 7,709 0.4079%
1959 59 7,318 0.3852%
1960 68 6,502 0.3432%
1961 87 5,579 0.2955%
1962 97 4,753 0.2589%
1963 104 4,153 0.2314%
1964 102 4,063 0.2308%
1965 103 3,565 0.218%
1966 122 2,928 0.1875%
1967 137 2,532 0.1668%
1968 154 2,107 0.1403%
1969 154 2,107 0.1368%
1970 168 1,951 0.1226%
1971 174 1,744 0.1161%
1972 204 1,330 0.0977%
1973 196 1,295 0.0999%
1974 227 1,108 0.0852%
1975 238 992 0.0772%
1976 261 883 0.0685%
1977 296 768 0.057%
1978 324 668 0.0497%
1979 329 679 0.0482%
1980 355 628 0.043%
1981 361 610 0.0415%
1982 365 600 0.0402%
1983 390 530 0.0359%
1984 414 467 0.0314%
1985 438 460 0.0303%
1986 511 363 0.024%
1987 473 412 0.027%
1988 533 368 0.0236%
1989 563 354 0.0219%
1990 562 369 0.0223%
1991 637 305 0.0187%
1992 752 227 0.0142%
1993 710 256 0.0164%
1994 743 232 0.0151%
1995 864 174 0.0115%
1996 940 156 0.0104%
1997 1,038 131 0.0089%
1998 1,024 143 0.0096%
1999 1,027 146 0.0097%
2000 1,154 122 0.008%
2001 1,239 104 0.0069%
2002 1,532 69 0.0046%
2003 1,352 91 0.006%
2004 1,373 92 0.006%
2005 1,550 70 0.0046%
2006 1,491 85 0.0054%
2007 1,614 74 0.0047%
2008 1,474 93 0.006%
2009 1,513 84 0.0056%
2010 1,629 67 0.0046%
2011 1,362 99 0.0069%
2012 1,414 91 0.0064%
2013 1,306 107 0.0075%
2014 1,246 117 0.008%
2015 1,183 133 0.0091%
2016 1,266 112 0.0078%
2017 1,198 118 0.0085%
2018 1,072 149 0.0108%
2019 1,271 101 0.0075%

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Names Like Betty

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What names are variants of Betty?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Betty.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Bess

A diminutive form of Elizabeth, “to the Lord I consecrate thee.”

Bessie

House; God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Bessy

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Betsey

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Betsy

A diminutive form of Elizabeth.

Hebrew

Bett

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Betta

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Bette

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Betti

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Bettie

English

Bettina

A fanciful form of Elizabeth, “to the Lord I consecrate thee.”

Latin

Bettine

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew


What names sound like Betty?

If you like how Betty sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Betty.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Beata

Blessed

Latin

Beate

Blessed

Latin

Bet

House; God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Beta

Greek

Betha

Life

Celtic

Bettye

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Bitta

Exalted one

Gaelic

Patty

Noble; patrician

Latin


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