Consecrated to God. Are produced by the names Beth and Ann, or a diminutive of Elizabeth or Bethany.
Name Origin: Welsh
Name Gender: Female
The great promoter of The Eliza- geographical discovery in the Elizabethan period was bethan Richard Hakluyt (1553-1616), who was active in the for- era mation of the two companies for colonizing Virginia i n 1606; and devoted his life to encouraging and recording similar undertakings.