|Pronunciation||📣 \e-lizabe-th, el(i)-za-beth\|
|Number in U.S||👶 1,700,000|
|Rate in 2021||54|
|Name origin||🌍 Hebrew|
The name Elizabeth is a biblical name with Hebrew origin. Its earliest origins can be traced back to the Old Testament of the Bible, where it was defined as “God is my oath” in Hebrew. but The most popular reference to the Elizabeth in the Bible is in the New Testament as the mother of John
According to the Bible, Mary, pregnant with Jesus, goes on a journey to visit her cousin Elizabeth. Elizabeth was pregnant too , with John the Baptist at the same time. When she hears Mary’s voice calling out her, the baby leapt in her womb and she was filled with the Holy Spirit.
Elizabeth is a classic name wich has been a popular name since the early 1900s, having been a top-30 baby girls name ranking in U.S. throughout the past century
The name Elizabeth was very popular in the early 1900s, holding at top 10 name ranking from 1900 to 1925. It only dropped to its lowest ranking of 26 around the late 1940s. It then steadily increased in popularity again until it made it back to the top 10 in the 1980s.
The 2020 data , rank the name Elizabeth as the 16th most popular name for girls in America name ranking