Bette Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Betty:
A pet form of Elizabeth (God is my oath), Betty is also in common use as an independent given name.
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Bette Davis, American actress (pronounced like Betty)
Bette Midler, American entertainer (pronounced "BET"); Midler was named for Bette Davis, but her mother did not know that Davis pronounced her name as "Betty."
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Bette Porter, character from The L Word.