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Bethany is a female first name. It comes from the Biblical place Bethany, the town where Lazarus lived in the New Testament.

In English speaking countries, Bethany has been very popular. It was the 59th most popular name for England and Wales in 2010. In 1999, it had gone as high as number 11. In the United States, the name was the 87th most popular in the late 1980s.

Beth is a short version of this name. Beth can also be a short version of the female name Elizabeth.

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