Meaning and Origin of Elizabeth - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Elizabeth

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : God's oath; dedicated
  • Hebrew : Consecrated to God

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Americanized spelling of the Dutch family name Elisabeth, from the female personal name derived from the Biblical name meaning ‘God is my oath’. The name was particularly popular in the Middle Ages, notably after the canonization of Elisabeth, Duchess of Thuringia around 1230.

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