Bettina

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Gender: Female Meaning of Bettina: "God is my oath" Origin of Bettina: Diminutive of Elizabeth

The name Bettina is a girl's name of German origin meaning "God is my oath". Bettina and is often added to lists like Nicknames for Elizabeth and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Bettina is a dainty ballerina version of Betty, that has not been heard much since its 1950s-60s heyday. Bettina appeared in the Danielle Steele novel Loving, and in real life as one of Grace Kelly's bridesmaids.

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Famous People Named Bettina

Bettina Stern, American chef and owner of DC restaurant Chaia
Bettina Rheims, French photographer
Bettina Bunge, German tennis player
Bettina Fulco, Argentinian tennis player
Bettina von Arnim, German Romantic writer

Pop Culture References for the name Bettina

Bettina Phillips, character in "House of Reckoning" by John Saul
Bettina "Boo" Jordan, character on TV's "Bunheads"
Bettina, Kathy Bates' character on "Six Feet Under"

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