Betty is a common diminutive for the names "Elizabeth", "Bethany", or any other name containing "bet".


*Betty Grable - American actress, singer, dancer, and pin-up girl whose sensational bathing-suit photo became the number one pinup of the World War II era.
*Betty Driver - British singer and actress.
*Betty White - American television actress best known for her roles in the sitcoms "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Golden Girls".
*Betty Buckley - American theater, film, and television actress.
*Betty Betty - American theater, film, and HR.

Fictional characters

*Betty La Fea or Ugly Betty, a fictional character created in a Colombian Soap opera with tremendous international success and which was the origin for the US version Ugly Betty
*Betty Boop, a Paramount Pictures cartoon character.
*Betty Rubble, Flintstones character
*Betty Cooper, a character of Archie Comics.
*Betty Crocker, a brand name.
*Betty Kane, now known as Bette Kane.
*Betty Spaghetty
*Atomic Betty, Cartoon Network-Teletoon's first child superhero.
*Betty, formerly known as Master Pain, the main villain from Kung Pow
*Betty Suarez, the title character and heroine of ABC's dramedy series Ugly Betty
*Betty is the name of a fictional Cairn Terrier, formerly owned by Pauline Fowler in the British soap EastEnders.
*Betty Elms, a character in the movie Mulholland Drive (film).
*Betty Ross, a character from the hulk comics: Bruce Banner's love interest
*Betty Quinlan, a character from the animated cartoon series Jimmy Neutron


*Betty Boo - English dance-music artist, singer, and songwriter
*Betty (band) - an Alternative Rock band from New York
*Betty (album) - a 1994 album by Helmet

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  • Betty — f English: pet form of ELIZABETH (SEE Elizabeth), dating from the 18th century. Cognate: Scottish Gaelic: Beitidh …   First names dictionary

  • Betty — fem. pet name, from Bet, shortened from ELIZABETH (Cf. Elizabeth), + Y (Cf. y) (3) …   Etymology dictionary

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