August 14, 2022

The female name Bettina is a further development of the Italian name Betta.

Relative names

Babett, Babetta, Béta, Betta, Betti, Erzsébet, Csöre, Eliz, Eliza, Elizabet, Ella, Elza, Ilze, Iza, Izabel, Izabell, Izabella, Lili, Liza, Lizavéta, Lizett, Lizetta, Lizi, Örzse, Saveta, Veta, Zsóka


It was very common among names given to newborns in the 1990s. In the 2000s, the 57-94. it was ranked among the 100 most frequently given female names, but in the 2010s it was no longer among them. Regarding the entire population, Bettina was the 93rd in the 2000s, and the 94th-99th in the 2010s. was listed among the 100 most frequently used female names.

Name days

July 4, August 6, October 8.

Famous Bettinas

Bettina Zimmermann, German actress Bettina Csábi, boxer Bettina Horváth, top model Bettina Nagy is a world champion fitness model Betina Jozami is an Argentine tennis player Bettina von Arnim is a German writer



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)