Meaning:god has promised


Pronunciation:beh than

Variations:Bethane, Bethann

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About Bethan

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Bethan is a great alternative to the more popular and commonly found Bethany and Elizabeth. If you are looking for something a bit more unique for your baby girl.

Detailed Meaning

As well as being a shortened form of Bethany and Elizabeth, the name Bethan can also be seen as a name in its own right.

Famous People With This Name

Bethan Elfyn is a Welsh radio and television presenter, known for her work for various BBC channels. Bethan Gwanas is a Welsh writer who publishes exclusively in the Welsh language. Bethan Jenkins is a Welsh politician and a member of the National Assembly for Wales.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames for Bethan include Beth or Bethy/Bethie.

Related Names

Bethan can also be spelt Bethane and Bethann. It is also related to Bethany and Elizabeth.

Stories Featuring This Name

Since Bethan is a rather rare form of the name Beth or Bethany, it is not very commonly found in stories. However, Elizabeth “Beth” Childs is a character on the television show, “Orphan Black,” Beth Bailey¬†is a character on “Spooks,” and Beth Clement is a character on the soap opera, “Hollyoaks.”

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