Gender: Female Origin of Bette: Diminutive of Elizabeth Meaning of Elizabeth: Hebrew, "pledged to God"

Bette Origin and Meaning

The name Bette is a girl's name of Hebrew origin.

Pronounced a la Bette (Betty) Davis or Bette (Bet) Midler, a twentieth-century relic. Though if the equally vintage Betty comes back, Bette may be close behind.

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degrasswizkid Says:


The only 2 things that come to mind when I hear this name are Bette Midler and Bette Porter from The L Word...I DO NOT like the character Bette on The L Word and when I think of Bette Midler, I just get a flashback of my brother, sister, and I making one of those music videos to "Wind Beneath My Wings" at our theme park back in '91...