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Elizabeth Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the Dutch family name Elisabeth, from the female personal name derived from the Biblical name meaning ‘God is my oath’. The name was particularly popular in the Middle Ages, notably after the canonization of Elisabeth, Duchess of Thuringia around 1230.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Elijah, Eiben, Eltzroth, Eleazer, Nazareth, Lieto, Labit, Elia

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Elizabeth Family Origin

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Elizabeth Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • At Home

    20%
  • Cook

    20%
  • H. Keeping

    20%

In 1880, Keeping House, At Home and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elizabeth. The most common Elizabeth occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Elizabeth's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Elizabeth family was H. Keeping.

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Elizabeth Life Expectancy

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Famous Elizabeth Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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