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Names starting with Bet

Betelgeuse - This is the name of the second brightest star in the constellation Orion, and one of the largest stars known; if it were put in place of our own sun, its outer surface would reach Mars. The name is a corruption of Arabic yad al-jawzā, meaning "hand of the central one." Jawza, "the central one," originally referred to the constellation Gemini, "house of the twins," but for some reason the Arabs transferred it to Orion. 
Beta - English name derived from the second letter of the Greek alphabet, beta, related to Hebrew bet, meaning "house." 
Bethan - Welsh form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." 
Beth-el - Variant spelling of Hebrew Beyth-El, meaning "house of God." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient city of the Canaanites, later of the Benjamites. 
Beth - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Bethesda - Greek name of Aramaic origin, meaning "flowing water" or "house of mercy." In the bible, this is the name of a pool near the sheep-gate at Jerusalem, the waters of which had curative powers. 
Bet - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Bethia - Variant spelling of English Bithiah, meaning "daughter of God." This was the original name of the H.M.A.V. Bounty.
Betlinde - Old High German name composed of the elements beraht "bright, shining" and lint "serpent" or linta "linden tree," hence "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Bethzatha - Greek name of uncertain origin. It may be from the Aramaic, meaning "house of olives." Or it may be an altered form of Greek Bethesda, meaning "flowing water" or "house of mercy."
Bettino - Pet form of Italian Benedetto, meaning "blessed."
Bethel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Beth-El, meaning "house of God." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient city of the Canaanites, later of the Benjamites. 
Betiko - Basque name meaning "eternal."
Betuel - Variant spelling of English Bethuel, meaning "God destroys" or "man of God."
Betsalel - Hebrew name meaning "in the shadow." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Uri who was one of the architects of the tabernacle, and the name of an Israelite. 
Betsy - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Bette - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Betisa - Basque name meaning "unending."
Betony - Name of a plant of the mint family once popular in herbal medicine, occasionally used as a forename. It is also called woundwort and lousewort. It is said to possibly derive from Celtic bew "head" and ton "good," because it is good for complaints of the head. Pliny said that the original name of this plant was Vettonica, from the Vettones, an ancient Iberian tribe. 
Bethanie - English form of Greek Bethania, meaning "house of dates" or "house of misery."
Beti - Basque form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock; stone." 
Betrys - Welsh form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Bethney - Variant spelling of English Bethany, meaning "house of dates" or "house of misery."
Bethany - Anglicized form of Greek Bethania, meaning "house of dates" or "house of misery." In the bible, this is the name of a place near Jerusalem where Jesus stayed during the Holy Week.
Bettie - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Bettina -   Elaborated form of English Betty, meaning "God is my oath."
Bettye - Variant spelling of English Betty, meaning "God is my oath."

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