Bethany

Gender:girl

Meaning:house of figs

Origin:Hebrew

Pronunciation:beth anny

Variations:Bethanie, Bethani

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Bethany is a lovely, feminine name that is a great alternative to Beth or Elizabeth. This is an ideal choice for parents looking for a classic baby girl name.

Detailed Meaning

This name first appeared in the New Testament as the name of a village where Jesus stayed before his crucifixion. It could also derive from the name Elizabeth, meaning ‘promised by God.’

Famous People With This Name

Bethany Black is a British stand up comedian known for her black humour. Bethany Rooney is an American director and producer. Bethany Mooradian is an American author, lecturer and Internet personality.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames for Bethany include Beth or Bethy/Bethie.

Related Names

Bethany can also be spelt Bethani and Bethanie.

Stories Featuring This Name

Bethany Sloane is the main character of the film “Dogma.” Bethany Platt is a character on the soap opera “Coronation Street.” Bethany Cabe is a character in the Marvel Comics universe.

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