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The name Bette is a diminutive form of Elizabeth.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Bette 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 Bette
Use of the Name Bette for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
33,869 1,675 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Bette has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Bette first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1902, which is the first year shown on the table.  Bette last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1962, 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 Bette
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
190294514  
1903    
1904    
1905    
1906    
190795016  
190894418  
190993819  
191094321  
191180928  
191281038  
191371353  
191463782  
1915510148  
1916410229  
1917313388  
1918261582  
1919236718  
1920198995  
19211691,319  
19221611,477  
19231471,693  
19241511,736  
19251551,593  
19261661,376  
19271751,193  
1928202999  
1929209883  
1930222774  
1931229705  
1932220772  
1933205855  
1934231743  
1935245657  
1936227715  
1937238686  
1938225741  
1939228735  
1940232730  
1941230745  
1942229838  
1943251767  
1944261689  
1945272636  
1946267731  
1947285735  
1948324578  
1949325571  
1950372462  
1951359496  
1952436384  
1953406443  
1954446388  
1955501338  
1956557283  
1957592268  
1958720188  
1959735190  
1960860145  
1961887146  
1962992117  
Totals:  33,869 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Bette 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 somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Bette appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 57 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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