-Has been in the top 30 girls names for over 100 years
-Derived from the Greek form of the Hebrew name Elisheva. The name of Aaron's wife in the Old Testament and the mother of John the Baptist in the New Testament. Influenced by the long and successful rein of Queen Elizabeth
I, which resulted in numerous variations. Also a literary name for one of the principal characters in Jane Austen
's novel, "Pride and Prejudice
-Queen Elizabeth II Elizabeth Taylor (actress) Elizabeth Barrett Browning (poet) Elizabeth Hurley (actress)
Are some famous Elizabeth's.
-Hebrew for, My God is my Oath
Mr. Bingley: But her sister Elizabeth is very agreeable.
Mr. Darcy: Barely tolerable, I dare say. But not handsome enough to tempt me. You'd better return to your partner and enjoy her smiles. You're wasting your time with me.
Charlotte Lucas: Count your blessings Lizzie. If he liked you, you'd have to talk to him.
Elizabeth Bennet: Precisely. As it is I wouldn't dance with him for all of Darbyshire, let alone the miserable half