What secrets hide behind “Bethany” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Bethany” is of Hebrew origin. It’s a name commonly given to girls.
Your name in reverse order is “Ynahteb.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Ahnytbe.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Bethany’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Bethany is a name that indicates a gift of gab - the ability to persuade others effortlessly. You are expressive, optimistic, outgoing, and inspiring. Charming and cheerful, you are the life of the party for any social event. You fascinate others with your creativity, especially in writing. You have the innate ability to explain complex concepts in a way that is easy to understand.
Your heart’s desire is to help and care for those you love. You treasure family values and traditions. You are willing to sacrifice yourself for the sake of others. Giving advice is a natural ability for you. You are somewhat hesitant to show your artistic talents. People appreciate the love you give to them.
When people hear the name Bethany, they perceive you as someone who is sympathetic, compassionate, and generous. People feel comfortable with and count on you for support. You don’t care about fashion and are often shabbily dressed. Others see you as a maternal or paternal figure.
You are a person who is prone to sensitivity and easily offended by the remarks of others. Peaceful, adaptive, cooperative, and reliable are some of the words that describe you most. You tend to accept things reluctantly and without protest. You long for togetherness and companionship to be happy. You are a collector and probably have some hidden treasures tucked away somewhere.
Your most likely vocation: musician, artist, writer, designer, teacher, commentator, salesman, occultist.
Lucky colors: All shades of purple, violet, mauve, and lilac
Lucky gem(s): Garnet, amethyst
Lucky day(s): Wednesday
Lucky botanicals: Apple, barberry, bilberry, cherry, dandelion, lungwort, mint, strawberry, pomegranate
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“Bethany” is not a popular baby girl’s name in Utah as reported in the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, only 12 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1990. A total of 3,243 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1987 with a total of 3,296 babies. That’s a lot of baby Bethanys.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Bethany” was recorded 97,976 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Bethanys to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 95,702.
The name first appeared in the year 1915 and given to six newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1983 with a rank of #99 nationwide and was registered 2,765 times as a baby girl’s name. Bethany became a popular girl’s name in the state of Rhode Island in the year 1979. It ranked #23 with 46 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1988 in the state of Ohio with 230 baby girls.
This name is a consistent top ranking girl’s name in the state of Rhode Island for 29 years from 1966 to 1998 (may not be consecutive). It’s also popular in the state of Maine for 29 years (may not be consecutive).
For the past six decades (1959 to 2018), the name “Bethany” was recorded 95,862 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Bethany, are you proud of your name? Let’s put that to the ultimate test! Share this page on your social media of choice. Don’t forget to tag your friends. It’s okay to brag about something once in a while.