Bette: baby girl name popularity and meaning

Bette

A diminutive of the Hebrew name Elizabeth, meaning "pledged to the Lord." But if you can at least get your little Bette to pledge that she'll eat her veggies, that'd be great.

Nicknames:

Bet, Bets.

Famous people named Bette:

Actresses Bette Davis and Bette Midler; Miss America 1937 Bette Cooper; activist Bette Bao Lord; film director Bette Gordon.

Fun fact:

Bette Clair Nesmith Graham was the inventor of White Out, and the mother of The Monkees' Michael Nesmith.

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