Bethany: baby girl name popularity and meaning


If you’re into names of famous places, this Aramaic and Hebrew name is a town referenced in the Bible and is also said to mean “house of figs.” You can go either way with this name -- name her for the biblical reference, or name her after your Grandma’s favorite cookie.


Bet, Beth.

Famous people named Bethany:

Actresses Bethany Richards and Bethany Lenz; YouTubers Bethany Bates (a.k.a. Sqaishey) and Bethany Mota.

Fun fact:

The name is synonymous with the lovably geriatric Aunt Bethany in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

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