Betty is a common diminutive for the names Elizabeth and Bethany. In Latin America, it is also a common diminutive for the name Beatriz, Spanish form of the Latin name Beatrix and the English name Beatrice. In the 1600s and 1700s it was more often a diminutive of Bethia.
Actresses and musicians
- "Betty", pseudonym of the French Resistance agent Madeleine Passot
- Betty (band), American alternative rock band
- Betty (singer), Armenian child singer
- Betty Boo, English dance-music artist, singer, and songwriter
- Betty Buckley, American theater, film, and television actress
- Betty Deland, Swedish actress
- Betty Driver, British singer and actress
- Betty Grable, American actress, singer, dancer, and pin-up girl whose sensational bathing-suit photo became the number one pinup of the World War II era
- Betty Harris, American soul singer
- Betty Hutton, American actress and singer
- Betty Kennedy, Canadian author and senator
- Betty Moschona, Greek actress
- Bettie Page, American pin-up, and early fetish model of the 1950s.
- Betty White, American television actress best known for her roles in the sitcoms The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Golden Girls
- Betty Cuthbert, Australian athlete and Olympic champion
- Betty Ford, former First Lady of the United States, wife of Gerald Ford
- Betty Friedan, American feminist and author of The Feminine Mystique
- Betty Gardner also known as Elizabeth (1927-1994), had parental custody of her two granddaughters at the time of her murder. She was strangled to death with a kite string by James Evans in her Saugerties, New York residence on December 28, 1994. James was the boyfriend of her then 13 year old granddaughter Gweneviere Gardner who is better known as "Wendy". James was convicted and sentenced to 9 years to life in prison. Wendy was also convicted and sentenced to almost 8 years in prison. She was paroled in the year 2004.
- Betty Jackson, British fashion designer
- Betty Linderoth, Swedish clockmaker
- Betty Pariso, American IFBB professional bodybuilder
- Betty Shabazz, American educator and civil rights advocate, wife of Malcolm X
- Betty Stöve, Dutch tennis player
- Betty Williams, North Irish peace activist
- Betty, title character of the comic strip Betty (1920–1943) by Charles A. Voight
- Betty (Naked Brothers Band), a character from the TV series, The Naked Brothers Band
- Atomic Betty or 'Betty Barrett', Cartoon Network-Teletoon's first child superhero
- Betty Blue, the main character of the film Betty Blue by Jean-Jacques Beineix, played by Béatrice Dalle
- Betty Boop, a Paramount Pictures cartoon character
- Betty Cooper, a character of Archie Comics
- Betty Crocker, a brand name
- Betty Draper, a character of AMC's TV Series Mad Men
- Betty Eagleton, a character from the British soap opera, Emmerdale'
- Betty Kane, now known as Bette Kane
- Betty La Fea or Ugly Betty, a fictional character created in a Colombian soap opera with tremendous international success and which was the origin for the US version Ugly Betty
- Betty Rizzo, the character played by Stockard Channing in the 1978 film Grease
- Betty Ross, a character from the Hulk comics: Bruce Banner's love interest
- Betty Rubble, Flintstones character
- Betty Slug, the lead character in the Canadian comic strip, "Betty"
- Betty Spaghetty, a bendable rubber doll
- Betty Spencer, wife of Frank Spencer in the British sitcom Some Mothers do 'ave 'em, played by Michele Dotrice
- Betty Suarez, the title character and heroine of the ABC series Ugly Betty
- Betty Williams, a character from the British soap opera, Coronation Street
- Brickhouse Betty, a character from the animated cartoon series of the same name featured on Playboy TV and the Web
- "Betty- Girl l Baby Names, Name Meanings". BabyCenter LLC. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
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