[ 4 syll. e-li-za-bet(h), el-izabe-th ] The baby boy name Elizabeth is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is ih-LIHZ-ah-Bah-TH in English †. The origin of Elizabeth is the Hebrew language. The name's meaning is consecrated to God. See Elizabeth for more information.
Elizabeth is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the height of its usage in 1902, 0.016% of baby boys were given the name Elizabeth. It ranked at #465 then. The baby name has since steeply fallen in popularity, and is now of very modest use. Within all boy names in its group, Elizabeth was nonetheless the most popular in 2018. In the past century Elizabeth has mostly been a girl name. In 1989, the name Elizabeth was given to 154 times as many girls than boys.
† Pronunciation for Elizabeth: IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)"