Betsy: baby girl name popularity and meaning


A diminutive of Elizabeth, this English name meaning “pledged to the Lord,” is a retro classic poised to make a comeback, because that’s what retro things do. Which is why you should keep all your current wardrobe because your Betsy will want to borrow it all as a teenager when it comes back in style.


Bet, Bets, Betty.

Famous people named Betsy:

American revolutionary figure (and seamstress of the first flag) Betsy Ross; Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos; Broadway actresses Betsy Wolfe and Betsy Morgan; pro golfer Betsy King.

Fun facts:

There’s a 1978 movie called The Betsy.

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