Other Origin(s):British, Dutch
If you are looking for a divine name for your newest addition, we promise that the name Bette is a good bet! A feminine name of Dutch, English, and Hebrew origin, Bette means “God's promise.” Short and sweet, Bette is a variant of the Dutch and English name Betty and the Hebrew name Elizabeth. Whether you pronounce it like Kim Carnes does when she sings about Bette (Betty) Davis, or you opt to follow in the funny footsteps of Bette (Bet) Midler, this name feels both vintage and current and is sure to suit your little star.
Famous People Named Bette
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- Bette DavisActress
- Bette MidlerActress, Singer
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