August 14, 2022

The female name Betta became independent from the nicknames of several names (Babett, Berta, Erzsébet) existing in several languages.

Relative names

Alberta, Albertin, Albertina, Babett, Babetta, Berta, Bertina, Béta, Erzsébet, Betti, Bettina, Csöre, Eliz, Eliza, Elizabet, Ella, Elza, Ilze, Iza, Izabel, Izabell, Izabella, Lili, Liza, Lizavéta, Lizett, Lizetta, Lizi, Örzse, Savéta, Véta, Zsóka


In the 1990s, it occurred sporadically among the names given to newborns. In the 2000s and 2010s, it was not among the 100 most frequently given female names. Regarding the entire population, Betta was not among the 100 most commonly used female names in either the 2000s or the 2010s.

Name days

July 4

Famous Bettas

Leipzig Betta is a presenter and model



János Ladó – Ágnes Bíró: Hungarian surname book. Budapest: Vince. 2005. ISBN 963 9069 72 8 List of surnames qualified for registry entry by the Institute of Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. (Accessed: March 5, 2019) Surname search database of the Institute of Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (beta version). (Accessed: March 5, 2019) - Population figures - Surname statistics. (Accessed: March 5, 2019)

More information

Béla Kálmán: The world of names (Csokonai Kiadó, 1989) ISBN 963025977x Erzsébet Fercsik, Judit Raátz: Encyclopedia of Christian names. Tinta Book Publishing, 2009. (Accessed: March 28, 2020)