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Gender: Female Meaning of Elisabeth: "pledged to God" Origin of Elisabeth: Spelling variation of Elizabeth Elisabeth's Popularity in 2017: #775

The name Elisabeth is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "pledged to God". Elisabeth is ranked #775 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Classic Baby Names with a Twist and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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This spelling of the classic name is found in France, Germany, Greece, and other cultures, and is worn by such notables as Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth Shue, Elisabeth Moss, and Elisabeth Hasselbeck. The name's pronunciation is usually just like the Z version, but some parents choose this because they want to discourage the Liz or Lizzie short forms and so pronounce it as if it has Lisa in the middle.

Elisabeth is nicknamed Bethsy in the 2008 film adaptation of Thomas Mann's Buddenbrooks, Bep in The Diary of Anne Frank, and Betsy in the Wolverine universe.

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Famous People Named Elisabeth

Elisabeth Farnese, Queen consort of Philip V of Spain
Elisabeth Gabriele Valérie Marie of Bavaria, Queen consort of Albert I of Belgium
Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Holy Roman Empress consort of Charles VI
Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie "Sissi," Empress consort of Franz Joseph I of Austria
Elisabeth Alexandra Louise Alice, Princess of Hesse and by Rhine aka Elisaveta Feodorovna, Grand Duchess of Russia
Elisabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, Duchess of Orléans
Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans, Duchess of Lorraine
Élisabeth Philippine Marie Hélène, Princess of France
Elisabeth Caroline-Mathilde Alexandrine Helena Olga Thyra Feodora Estrid Margarethe Desiree, Princess of Denmark
Elisabeth Rohm, American actress
Elisabeth Rose Harnois, American actress
Elisabeth Singleton Moss, American actress
Elisabeth Clara Heath-Sladen, English actress
Elisabeth Judson Shue, American actress
Elisabeth Bergner, German actress
Elisabeth DelPadre Hasselbeck, American TV personality
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Austrian-British operatic soprano
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, American psychiatrist and author
Elisabeth Vera Rositsan, Lithuanian rhythmic gymnast
Elisabeth Theresia Maria Helena aka Élisabeth Thérèse Marie Hélène, Princess of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant (b. 2001), daughter of King Philippe; Belgian heir apparent

Pop Culture References for the name Elisabeth

Elisabeth "Sissi" Delmas, character in TV series "Code Lyoko"