Diminutive of Elizabeth
"God is my oath"

Bettina Origin and Meaning

The name Bettina is girl's name of German origin meaning "God is my oath".
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 RheimsFrench photographer
  • Bettina BungeGerman tennis player
  • Bettina RöhlGerman journalist
  • Bettina Mary ArndtEnglish sex therapist and writer
  • Bettina Fay ApthekerAmerican activist
  • Bettina PousttchiGerman,Iranian artist
  • Bettina Körner Wulffwife of former German President Christian Wulff
  • Bettina FulcoArgentinian tennis player
  • Bettina von ArnimGerman Romantic writer
  • Bettina CironeAmerican model and photographer

Bettina in Pop Culture

  • Bettina Phillipscharacter in "House of Reckoning" by John Saul
  • Bettina "Boo" Jordancharacter on TV's "Bunheads"
  • BettinaKathy Bates' character on "Six Feet Under"