Bethan - Meaning of Bethan
[ 2 syll. bet-han, be-th-an ] The baby girl name Bethan is pronounced BEH-TH-aeN †. Bethan's language of origin is Hebrew, and it is used largely in the Welsh and English languages. Biblical name: The name is of multiple origins, though it developed primarily as a diminutive of Elizabeth. It has also been used as an independent name.
Bethan is a pet form of the English and Hebrew Beth in the Welsh language.
Bethan is also a variant spelling of the English Beth Ann.
Bethan is also a variant form of the English Bethany.
Bethan is also a pet form of the English, Greek, and Hebrew Elizabeth in the English and Welsh languages.
A variant form of the name is the Welsh Bechan.
Variant forms share the origin and meaning of the name Bethan.
See also the related form, the English Bethia.
Bethan is infrequently used as a baby name for girls. It is ranked outside of the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of girl names directly linked to Bethan, Elizabeth was the most popular.
Baby names that sound like Bethan include Beth Ann, Beth-Ann, Bethann, Badane, Bat Yam, Bat-Chen, Bat-Yam, Bethane, Bethney, Bethny, Betine, Beton, Bettyne, Botan, Bat-Ami, Bathani, Batini, Bethanee, Bethaney, and Bethani.
† Pronunciation for Bethan: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"