Betty

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Gender: F Meaning of Betty: "pledged to God" Origin of Betty: Diminutive of Elizabeth

Combine the popularity of Betty White and Mad Men's glamorous Betty Draper Francis, with the residual sweetness of Ugly Betty's Betty Suarez, and the result is an impending return of the name. It's got presidential cred via Betty Ford and feminist history through Betty Friedan.

Betty's image is still very World War II, when Betty Grable was a hot pin-up girl and Betty was the all-American girls' name blanketing the country, second only to Mary from 1928 to 1934.

So yes, Betty has been out for so long now that we are starting to imagine a new generation of adorable baby Bettys.

Bette Davis pronounced her name 'Betty,' while Bette Midler is 'Bet.'

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Famous People Named Betty

Betty Who, Australian singer
Betty Marion White, American actress and comedian
Elizabeth Ruth "Betty" Grable, American actress
Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Ford, First Lady of the U.S. as wife of President Gerald Ford
Elizabeth "Betty" Cuthbert, Australian Olympic runner
Betty Mae Page, birth name of model Bettie Page
Betty Smith (born Elisabeth Wehner), American novelist
Betty Friedan (born Bettye Naomi Goldstein), American feminist author
Betty X (born Zoe Pierce-Gibson), American musician, artist, and activist
Betty Louise McCollum, U.S. Congresswoman from Minnesota
Betty Boo (born Alison Moira Clarkson), English pop singer
Betty Lynn Buckley, American actress
Betty Harris, American soul singer
Betty Hutton (born Elizabeth June Thornburg), American actress
Betty Shabazz (born Betty Dean Sanders), American educator and civil rights activist; wife of Malcolm X
Hedvig Kristina Elisabeth "Betty" Deland, Swedish actress
Elizabeth Mary "Betty" Driver, English actress
Betty Kennedy, Canadian author and senator
Betty Stöve, Dutch tennis player
Betty Williams, Northern Irish winner of the Nobel Peace Prize
Betty Moschona, Greek actress
Betty Jackson, English fashion designer
Betty Cornell, American 1950s model who wrote a "Teen-age Popularity Guide"

Pop Culture References for the Name Betty

Betty Crocker, food brand and its mascot
Elizabeth "Betty" Draper, character on TV's "Mad Men"
Beatriz "Ugly" Betty Suarez, title character on TV's "Ugly Betty"
Betty Boop, animated character
Betty Cooper, blonde good girl in Archie comics
Elizabeth "Betty" Ross, character in The Hulk series
Betty Rizzo, character in musical "Grease"
Betty Rubble, character on animated series "The Flintstones"
"Betty Blue," 1986 French movie and its main character
"Atomic Betty," animated series and its main character
Betty, character on TV's "The Naked Brothers Band"
Betty Eagleton, character on British soap opera "Emmerdale'
Betty Slug, main character in Canadian comic strip "Betty"by Gary Delainey and Gerry Rasmussen
Betty Spaghetty, bendable rubber doll
Betty Spencer, character on British sitcom "Some Mothers do 'ave 'em"
Betty Williams, character on British soap opera "Coronation Street"
"Brickhouse Betty," web series and its main character
Betty Quinlan, minor character in animated series "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron"
"Betty," retro expression for an attractive girl
Brown betty, dessert

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