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Gender: F Meaning of Elisabeth: "pledged to God" Origin of Elisabeth: Spelling variation of Elizabeth Elisabeth's Popularity in 2015: #718

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.

Famous People Named Elisabeth

Elisabeth Farnese, Queen of Spain
Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Holy Roman Empress
Elisabeth Caroline-Mathilde Alexandrine Helena Olga Thyra Feodora Estrid Margarethe Desiree (b. 1935), Princess of Denmark
Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie "Sissi," Empress of Austria
Elisabeth Alexandra Louise Alice, Princess of Hesse and by Rhine aka Elisaveta Feodorovna, Grand Duchess of Russia
Elisabeth Gabriele Valérie Marie of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium
Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans, Duchess of Lorraine
Élisabeth Philippine Marie Hélène, Princess of France
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
Élisabeth Thérèse Marie Hélène (b. 2001), Duchess of Brabant

Pop Culture References for the name Elisabeth