About Queen ElizabethGo back to names list
Queen Elizabeth II has been the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom since 1952, making her the oldest ruler, as well as the longest in Britain. She has seen major constitutional changes and made many historic visits and meetings, including times of personal significance as well. From Elisabet, the Greek form of the Hebrew name Elisheva. The name was made popular by Queen Elizabeth I in the 16th century and is still favoured by royals.