Bettina

Bettina is an Italian female given name, either a short form of Benedetta, the Italian feminine form of Benedict meaning “blessed”, or Elisabetta, the Italian form of Elizabeth meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance” from Hebrew; Bettina is also the German diminutive of Elisabeth. Origin: Proto-Indo-European, Hebrew Variants: Betina  

Belina

Belina was the name of a 12th century French saint who died protecting her virginity. It’s seems the name is a Gascon diminutive of Isabel, the medieval Occitan form of Elizabeth, the English form of Hebrew ‘Elisheva meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance”. Belina is also a Croatian, Slovene, and Serbian word meaning “whiteness”. It’s also…

Betsy

Betsy originated as a nickname for Elizabeth which comes from Hebrew ‘Elisheva meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance”. Origin: Hebrew Variants: Betsey (English) Bess (English) Betty (English)  

Ela

Ela is a female given name with several possible etymologies: Ela is a Turkish female name which comes from the word meaning “hazel” as in the color; Ela is also a Polish diminutive of Elżbieta, the Polish form of Elizabeth which comes from Hebrew meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance”; it’s also possible that…

Libby

Libby originated as a diminutive form of Elizabeth which comes from Hebrew ‘Elisheva meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance”; or Isabel, which is an Occitan form of Elizabeth. Libby is also a Hebrew female name meaning “my heart”. Libby is also an English surname which originated from the pet form of Elizabeth or Isabel. Origin: Hebrew Variants: Libbie…

Isobel

Isobel is the Scottish form of Isabel, the medieval Occitan form of Elizabeth which comes from Hebrew ‘Elisheva meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance”. Origin: Hebrew Variants: Isabel (Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, German, English) Ysabel (Medieval Spanish, English) Isabella (Italian, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Romanian) Isabela (Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian) Izabel (Brazilian Portuguese) Izabella (Hungarian,…

Isannah

Isannah is a very unusual English name and the closest I could find regarding its etymology is that it is most likely a combination of the names Isabel/Isabella (meaning “my God is abundance” or “my God is an oath” from Hebrew) and Susannah (which comes from Hebrew name Shoshannah meaning “lily”; it also means “rose” in modern Hebrew. It…

Isabella

Isabella is the Latinate and Italian form of Isabel which is the medieval Occitan form of Elizabeth, the English form of Hebrew ‘Elisheva meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance”. Isabella is also a surname deriving from the given name. Isabella is also the name of a color (also known as Isabelline) a pale gray-yellow color, a cream brown,…

Sissy

Sissy is used as a nickname for names like Elizabeth (meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance” from Hebrew ‘Elisheva) , Cecilia/Cecelia (which comes from a Roman family name via Latin caecus meaning “blind”), Priscilla (which also comes from an Ancient Roman cognomen meaning “old, ancient”) and Frances (which comes from Late Latin Franciscus meaning “Frenchman” which…