Beth

Beth - A very unique female name



  May 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Beth, meaning pledged to God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #559. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Beth and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Beth? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Beth. The baby girl name Beth was given to 12 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3644 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 117,771 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Beth peaked in popularity 56 years ago in 1961 on position 65.



Famous with this name

Beth Behrs
Beth Grant
Beth Moore


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Beth is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Beth is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #2,289 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,822.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Beth is where you live.


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Beth origin and meaning

Beth is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means pledged to God. To see famous people named Beth, pop culture references for the name Beth and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Beth

We've found the following names that sound similar to Beth, sorted by popularity.

Betty / Bette / Bettie / Bettye / Babette / Bobette / Batya / Beata / Bobbette / Beadie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123644
20113317
20083451
20073913
20062684
20053674
20042042
20032306
20021990
20011400
20001241
19991176
19981076
1997838
1996833
1995732
1994661
1993654
1992521
1991457
1990399
1989374
1988290
1987267
1986228
1985199
1984168
1983169
1982146
1981125
1980106
1979117
1978106
197797
1976114
1975121
1974117
1973117
1972113
1971102
197092
196982
196874
196767
196665
196566
196465
196366
196266
196165
196072
195980
195895
1957108
1956117
1955133
1954130
1953142
1952146
1951156
1950177
1949200
1948226
1947215
1946230
1945233
1944241
1943243
1942267
1941259
1940295
1939276
1938312
1937326
1936354
1935353
1934334
1933422
1932406
1931418
1930432
1929425
1928405
1927394
1926380
1925389
1924392
1923395
1922400
1921357
1920354
1919344
1918367
1917376
1916382
1915415
1914424
1913459
1912472
1911952
1910559

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York2289
California2822

Even more about Beth


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Beth a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Beth?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1961
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Beth
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 117,771
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +12

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