Diminutive of Elizabeth
"pledged to God"

Bette Origin and Meaning

The name Bette is 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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Famous People Named Bette

  • Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" DavisAmerican actress
  • Bette MidlerAmerican singer/actress
  • Elizabeth "Bette" CooperMiss America 1937
  • Bette Jean GreeneAmerican children's novelist
  • Bette FrankeDutch model
  • (Bette) Joy PhilbinAmerican TV personality; wife of Regis Philbin
  • Bette Claire Nesmith GrahamAmerican inventor of White,Out; mother of musician Michael Nesmith of The Monkees
  • Bette Joan HenritzeAmerican actress
  • Bette Bao LordChinese,American activist
  • Bette Ford (born Harriet Elizabeth Dingeldein)American actress, model and bullfighter
  • Bette GordonAmerican film director
  • Bette Bright (born Anne Martin)English rock singer of band Deaf School
  • Bette Bournestage name of Peter Bourne, English drag queen and actor
  • Bette McLaurinAmerican R&B singer
  • Bette GraysonAmerican actress; wife of playwright Clifford Odets

Bette in Pop Culture

  • Lisbeth "Bette" Fischermain character in"Cousin Bette," novel by Honoré de Balzac and later film
  • Bette PorterJennifer Beals's character in TV's "The L Word"
  • Bette Kane aka BatGirl and Flamebird, character in DC comics
  • Bette Tattlerconjoined twin character on TV's "American Horror Story: Freak Show"; twin of sister Dot
  • Bette San Souci aka Plastiquecharacter on TV's "The Flash"
  • Bette Katzenkazrahicharacter on American soap "Sunset Beach"
  • Bette Tremontcharacter in novel/film "Dad"
  • Bette Noircharacter in comic book series "Iredeemable"
  • "Bette Davis Eyes" 1974 song by Kim Carnes