Betty

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Betty or Bettie is a common diminutive for the name Elizabeth.[1] In Latin America, it is also a common diminutive for the given name Beatriz, the Spanish form of the Latin name Beatrix and the English name Beatrice. In the 17th and 18th centuries, it was more often a diminutive of Bethia.[2]

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  1. ^ "Betty- Girl l Baby Names, Name Meanings". babycenter.com. BabyCenter LLC. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Bethia". Gutenberg.org.

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