Gender: Female Meaning of Beathag: "life" Origin of Beathag: Gaelic

Beathag Origin and Meaning

The name Beathag is a girl's name meaning "life".

Pronounced BUH-hak, this Scottish name is also seen as Bethoc. In that form it was the mother of Duncan, the monarch slain by Macbeth in Shakespeare's play. In later years, it was sometimes Latinized as as Beatrice.

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Eva Thyssen Says:


Bea thag life!

Zelliew Says:


I can't imagine any girl thanking a parent for this name

yvonne_virginia Says:


I thought this was 'breath hag' at first! But it's growing on me... :-)

NaomiNY Says:


Thanks, Zoey :-)

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


BUH-hak, according to Nameberry. I would definitely go for the latinised, or even the Scottish version instead of this.

NaomiNY Says:


I first read this as "Beat it, hag" :/

How is this name pronounced?

madmaddie Says:


Beat th hag