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The name Beth is of English origin, and is a diminutive form of Elizabeth.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Beth has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Beth
Use of the Name Beth for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
157,400 128,146 18,451 757 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Beth has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Beth first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1884, which is the first year shown on the table.  Beth last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1997, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Beth
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18849406  
18857509  
188654317  
188769511  
18889678  
188948626  
189069415  
189152524  
189268718  
189353727  
189459724  
189566022  
189656629  
189758527  
189869922  
189952632  
190065829  
190166323  
190262328  
190357332  
190462930  
190578022  
190664531  
190762436  
190851949  
190950954  
191051862  
191156557  
1912419123  
1913437128  
1914403172  
1915411211  
1916363285  
1917363298  
1918354336  
1919342352  
1920349350  
1921348356  
1922385285  
1923393287  
1924379320  
1925387315  
1926374329  
1927386311  
1928397288  
1929408261  
1930415251  
1931418237  
1932393276  
1933404255  
1934343344  
1935345344  
1936349327  
1937323371  
1938310406  
1939277501  
1940290471  
1941260601  
1942269664  
1943242784  
1944239751  
1945234807  
1946232962  
19472171,178  
19482231,085  
19492021,350  
19501771,579  
19511561,982  
19521462,355  
19531422,562  
19541303,034  
19551333,270  
19561173,804  
19571084,355  
1958954,970  
1959806,066  
1960726,253  
1961656,710  
1962666,428  
1963666,670  
1964656,689  
1965665,773  
1966655,442  
1967675,181  
1968744,764  
1969824,462  
1970924,246  
19711003,685  
19721132,817  
19731172,564  
19741172,521  
19751202,325  
19761142,308  
1977972,962  
19781072,744  
19791172,686  
19801062,850  
19811252,309  
19821481,996  
19831691,634  
19841681,629  
19851991,343  
19862281,135  
1987267928  
1988286862  
1989374678  
1990392662  
1991456546  
1992514462  
1993645346  
1994675314  
1995727281  
1996837238  
1997856238  
Totals:  157,400 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Beth as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Beth appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 114 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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