German, diminutive of Elizabeth
"pledged to God"

Lisbeth Origin and Meaning

The name Lisbeth is a girl's name of German origin.

Lisbeth is one of the many short forms of Elizabeth that are used on their own. Not only is it the name of the mother of the main character in George Eliot's novel Adam Bede, but it takes on a whole new, powerful image as the heroine of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo trilogy. Lizbeth is another spelling.

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Famous People Named Lisbeth

  • (Anna) Lisbeth Christina PalmeSwedish psychologist; wife of Swedish prime minister Olof Palme
  • Lisbeth Constance "Libby" TrickettAustralian swimmer
  • Lisbeth Cathrine Amalie Rose BöttgerDanish actress
  • Lisbeth ZwergerAustrian children's book illustrator
  • Lisbeth Margareta ÅkermanSwedish TV journalist
  • Asta Elisabet "Lisbeth" BodinSwedish singer
  • Lisbeth ScottAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Lisbeth MovinDanish actress
  • Lisbeth KorsmoNorwegian Olympic speed skater
  • Lisbeth LynghøftDanish film and theater director
  • Lizbeth MacKayAmerican actress
  • Lisbeth Grönfeldt BergmanSwedish politician
  • Lisbeth ZachrissonSwedish dancer

Lisbeth in Pop Culture

  • Lisbeth Salandermain character in the Millennium trilogy by Stieg Larsson
  • Lisbeth "Bette" Fischermain character in"Cousin Bette," novel by Honoré de Balzac and later film
  • Lisbeth the beekeepercharacter in the'Three Doors' trilogy.
  • Lisbeth Hillcharacter on TV's "Big Shots"