Gender: Female Origin of Bethan: Welsh, diminutive of Elizabeth Meaning of Elizabeth: Hebrew, "pledged to God"

Bethan Origin and Meaning

The name Bethan is a girl's name of Welsh origin.

Very popular in Wales, this perfectly nice name's only problem is its similarity to the dated Beth Ann.

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xBethie Says:


My name is Bethan, and I've always pronounced my name as BETH-ann. I'm from a very Welsh speaking area, and everyone I speak to also pronounces it like this. So if you really want confirmation, take it from me lol.

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cheesy-biscuit Says:


You could pronounce this beth-uhn, beth-ann or bee-thuhn

Lizzy Lou Says:


It's actually beeth-an, like Ethan with a B.

Lizzy Lou Says:


It's actually beeth-an, like Ethan with a B. Think how you'd pronounce "Elizabethan".

beachbear Says:


It looks like Bethany, not like Beth Ann. Nameberry. Come on.

RoddyThlayli Says:


I vastly prefer Bethan to Beth Ann. I like Betsan, too. They're very elegant, but less common than Bethany or Beth (which I also like).

abertawe Says:


Note about pronunciation: It's BETH-an, not beth-ANN

Impwood Says:


Bethan is lovely; it feels delicate but down-to-earth.

bethan Says:


hi my name in bethan