Meaning of Bettina
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Bettina has the following meaning:
Bertha is Old German for "Bright". It is also related to the name of a Teutonic goddess and was extremely popular in the late 19th century. Later, in the early twentieth century, it fell in popularity probably due to the nick-naming of an infamous World War I German cannon as "Big Bertha" (this was the name of the daughter of the manufacturer's founding family).
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Bettina is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Bettina in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The following names are baby names related to Bettina and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Bettina: Boys - Emmet
, Girls - Adelaide
, Both genders - Charles
We think the name Bettina should fall under the following style category: German
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Bettina to be: A simple, strong and very homely woman
In one word, you might describe Bettina as a(n) "homely
See other "homely" names for girls