Complete Definition of "Elizabeth"

English

Alternative spellings
Elisabeth

Etymology
From the Gr. Ελισαβετ (Elisabet), a transliteration of the Hebr. אֱלִישֶׁבַע (Elisheva), meaning "my God is an oath".

Proper noun
en-proper noun

  1. given name|female|from Hebrew|
  2. context|Biblical character The mother of John the Baptist.

Translations
trans-top|female given name
Czech: Alžběta
Danish: Elisabeth
Finnish: Liisa, (biblical) Elisabet
French: Élisabeth, Isabelle
German: Elisabeth
Hungarian: Erzsébet
Italian: Elisabetta
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Maltese: Eliżabetta
Middle English: Eliÿabeth
Norwegian: Elisabeth
Portuguese: Isabel
Russian: Елизавета (Jelizavéta)
Scottish Gaelic: Ealasaid
Serbian: Јелисавета, Jelisaveta
Spanish: Isabel
Swedish: Elisabet
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Related terms
Elizabethan

rel-top|variants & pet forms
Bess
Bessie
Bessy
Beth
Betty
Elisabeth
Elise
Eliza
Elsa
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Elsie
Elspeth
Isabel
Isabella
Isabelle
Lisa
Liz
Lizzie
Lizzy
Sissi
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See also
pedialite|Elisabeth Famous Elizabeths

Category:Biblical characters

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