Tuesday, 6 May 2014

The Many Variations of Elizabeth


Queen Elizabeth I of England


Elizabeth comes from Elisabet, the Greek form of the Hebrew name Elisheva which means "my God is an oath" or "my God is abundance". The name Elisheba appears in the Old Testament as the wife of Aaron, and the Greek form Elizabeth as the mother of John the Baptist.

This is the name of the daughter King Andrew II of Hungary, Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. It was the name of Queen Elizabeth I, and is the name of the current British queen, Elizabeth II.


Feminine:

Alžbĕta - Czech
Alžbeta - Slovak
Babette - French
Beileag - Scottish
Belinha - Portuguese
Bethan - Welsh
Betje - Dutch, Limburgish
Bötzsi - Hungarian
Ealasaid - Scottish
Ealisaid - Manx
Eilís - Irish
Elish - Irish
Eliisa - Finnish
Eliisabet - Estonia
Elikapeka - Hawaiian
Elisa - German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Finnish, English
Elisabed - Georgian
Elísabet - Icelandic
Elisabet - Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Biblical Greek
Elisabeta - Romanian
Elisabete - Portuguese
Élisabeth - French
Elisabeth - German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Biblical Latin
Elisabeti - Old Church Slavic
Elisabetta - Italian
Elisavet - Greek
Elisaveta - Bulgarian, Macedonian
Élise - French
Elise - German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, English
Elisheba - Biblical Hebrew
Elisheva - Hebrew
Eliška - Czech, Slovak
Eliso - Georgian
Elissa - English
Elixabete - Basque
Eliza - English, Polish
Elizabeta - Slovene, Croatian
Elizaveta - Russian
Elsa - English, German, Swedish, Finnish, Italian
Else - Danish, Norwegian, German, Dutch
Elsje - Dutch
Elspet - Scottish
Elspeth - Scottish
Elžbieta - Lithuanian
Elżbieta - Polish
Elzė - Lithuanian
Erzsébet - Hungarian
Ilsa - German
Ilse - German, Dutch
Isabèl - Occitan
Isabel - Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, German
Isabela - Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian
Isabell - German
Isabella - Italian, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Romanian
Isabelle - French, English, German, Dutch
Iseabail - Scottish
Ishbel - Scottish
Isibéal - Irish
Isobel - Scottish
Izabela - Polish, Czech
Izabella - Hungarian, Polish
Jelisaveta - Serbian
Leanna - English
Liana - Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, English
Liesel - German
Liesbeth - Dutch
Liesje - Dutch
Liesl - German
Liisa - Finnish, Estonian
Liisi - Finnish
Liisu - Estonian
Lijsbeth - Dutch
Lileas - Scottish
Lílian - Brazilian Portuguese
Lilian - English, French
Liliána - Hungarian
Liliana - Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Polish, English
Liliane - French
Lilias - Scottish
Lilijana - Slovene
Liljana - Macedonian
Lillian - English
Lillias - Scottish
Lilyana - Bulgarian
Lisa - English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Italian
Lisanne - Dutch
Lisbet - Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Lisbeth - German
Lise - French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Lizaveta - Russian
Lysanne - Dutch
Sabela - Galician
Sibéal - Irish
Špela - Slovene
Yelizaveta - Russian
Yelyzaveta - Ukrainian
Ysabel - Spanish
Zabel - Armenian
Zsóka - Hungarian


Unisex:

Elian - Dutch


Elizabeth is ranked #10 in the United States, #38 of England/Wales, #26 in Canada, #41 in Australia, #31 in Chile, #71 in Ireland, #180 in Netherlands, #38 in New Zealand, #73 in Northern Ireland, and #72 in Scotland.

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