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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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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Sister Superiours

    25%

In 1881, the most common Elizabeth occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Elizabeth's were Farmers. Farmer and Sister Superiours were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Elizabeth.

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Elizabeth Historical Records

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Elizabeth Life Expectancy

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Famous Elizabeth Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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