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Gender: F Origin of Lisbeth: German, diminutive of Elizabeth

Lisbeth is one of the many short forms of Elizabeth that are used on their own. Not only is it the name of the mother of the main character in George Eliot's novel Adam Bede, but it takes on a whole new, powerful image as the heroine of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo trilogy. Lizbeth is another spelling.

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Famous People Named Lisbeth

Lisbeth Zwerger, Austrian children's book illustrator
Lisbeth Scott, singer-songwriter
Lisbeth Movin, Danish actress
Lisbeth Korsmo, Norwegian Olympic speed skater
Lisbeth Lynghøft, Danish film and theater director

Pop Culture References for the name Lisbeth

Lisbeth Salander, main character in the Millennium trilogy by Stieg Larsson
Lisbeth the beekeeper, character in the'Three Doors' trilogy.
Lisbeth Hill, character on TV's "Big Shots"

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