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Gender: Female Meaning of Betta: "pledged to God" Origin of Betta: Diminutive of Elizabeth

The name Betta is a girl's name of Hebrew, Italian origin meaning "pledged to God". Betta and is often added to lists like Vintage Nicknames for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

From the experts:

A modern version of the dated Betty. You might want to consider varying Elizabeth, too, to the Italian Elisabetta.

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Famous People Named Betta

Betta St. John (born Betty Jean Striegler), American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Betta

Betta, species that includes the Japanese fighting fish