Variant of Elizabeth: from Hebrew Elisheba, definition either oath of Jesus, or Jesus is pleasure. Known bearer: Old Testament Elizabeth had been mommy of John the Baptist and another of earliest acknowledged bearers of the name; Queen Elizabeth II.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Female
Bettina von Arnim came into personal touch with Goethe in 1807, and her Briefwechsel Goethes mit einem Kinde (published in 1835) is, in its mingling of truth and fiction, one of the most delightful products of the Romantic mind; but the episode was of less importance for Goethe's life than Bettina would have us believe.