Elizabeth is a conservative name that speaks royalty and stays in trend. It is of Hebrew origin and means “God is my oath.” The reign of Queen Elizabeth I made the name famous and ensured its stability in the top names around the world.
Over time, many parents have created their versions of short names from Elizabeth, such as Beth, Bettany, or Eliza, which have now become popular first names. Even if we list out the names of popular Elizabeths—England Queen Elizabeth II, Elizabeth Olsen, Elizabeth Taylor, or those whose names have been inspired by Elizabeth, pages wouldn’t be sufficient suffice. Such is the popularity of the name.
If you’ve named or want to name your little princess Elizabeth, you can get creative with the nickname. Let us help you choose with our list of the short names or nicknames for Elizabeth in this post.
85 Short Names Or Nicknames For Elizabeth, With Meanings
Here is the list of nicknames for Elizabeth, including creative, trendy, and other European versions of the original name.
The nickname Abby is derived from Elizabeth by removing a few syllables.
Usually, French origin names ending with ‘-ette’ are the diminutive forms. Babette is, therefore, an adorable European nickname for Elizabeth.
The name sounding like the letter ‘B’ would be a unique nickname.
It is a nature-derived nickname for Elizabeth that is short and sweet.
The Greek alphabet is a fun nickname for Math-pro bearing the name Elizabeth.
It is a short name for the Czech version of Elizabeth, Alzbeta.
With a Spanish touch, this nickname sounds classic and royal at the same time.
This Scottish-inspired nickname crosses the syllables of the first name.
The popular first name Belle works as a nickname for Elizabeth too. The pet name also means ‘beautiful.’
England prospered during the reign of Elizabeth I, making her the ‘Good Queen Bess.’ Apart from being the diminutive form of Elizabeth, Bess also means “God is my oath.”
It is another version of the nickname Betty inspired by the famous Jazz singer Bessie Smith.
It is a simple pet name formed by cutting down the name itself.
The second syllable of the name Elizabeth is a cute pet name by itself.
It is the Welsh version of Elizabeth.
Although a short name for Bethel, Bethee goes well for Elizabeth too.
It is a self-contained nickname with a retro touch and can also be spelled as ‘Betsie’ or ‘Betsey.’ It was a popular name of the ‘50s.
It is an unusual nickname for Betty, which is the diminutive form of Elizabeth.
The short name Bettina is taken from the Italian version of Elizabeth, i.e., Elisabetta.
Betty White and Archie’s comic book character, Betty Cooper, has made this nickname for Elizabeth quite popular.
The neutral nickname for Elizabeth has gained popularity after the singers Billie Joe and Billie Eilish.
It is an unusual diminutive form of Elizabeth that can also be spelled as Birdie. It is popular among those parents who love nature.
It is the alternative version of the pet name Lizzy.
It is a famous name after the drama series ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer.’ You can also spell it as ‘Buffie.’
Apart from being a Greek origin pet name for Elizabeth, Effy or Effie also means ‘articulated’ and ‘polite.’
It means “Hazel” in Turkish. This diminutive version of Elizabeth is formed by taking the word ‘El’ and can also be spelled as ‘Ella.’
Also spelled as Elizza, the stylish nickname is inspired by the first Queen of Carthage, Dido.
The French pet name for Elizabeth can also be spelled as ‘Elize.’
The nickname is inspired by the Basque version of Elizabeth.
The nickname is simply the short version of the name Elizabeth.
The name takes its inspiration from the rapper Cardi-B.
It is a classy and simple name derived from cutting down a few syllables of Elizabeth.
Inspired by the French pronoun, ‘Elle’ means ‘she.’ The name is a unique take as a nickname for Elizabeth.
It also works as a nickname for Ellen or Elenor. Ellie Goulding, the English Pop singer, is a famous personality with this name.
The most recent popular nickname after the famous ice queen in the animated Disney film ‘Frozen.’
Elsie is a nickname for the Scottish version of Elizabeth i.e., Elisabet.
It is the diminutive form of the Scottish version of Elizabeth, Elspet.
The German pet name of Elizabeth can also be written as Aliza or Eliza. It means ‘noble’.
Etta has a funny touch to it and is of Scottish origin. Originally, it was a nickname for Henrietta.
The name Elizabeth gained popularity due to Queen Elizabeth I. Taking inspiration from her, this can be an empowering nickname for your little princess.
The name is derived from the actress Liz Hurley.
The pet name is inspired by the ‘Beth’ part of ‘Elizabeth.’ Also works well for ‘Isobel’.
It is an alternative German version of the nickname Elsa.
The name is the short version of Isabella, which is the Spanish version of Elizabeth. Also, in German, Isa means “strong.” It can also be spelled as ‘Issa.’
Beau is a common ending for nicknames, which, when tagged along with Elizabeth’s Spanish version, is a fabulous nickname.
Although a common first name, this Italian version of Elizabeth is also an ideal nickname.
It is an alternative form of the name Isabella.
Isla is a Spanish origin name used as the diminutive form of Isabella.
It is an alternative form of the name’s Spanish version.
It is a popular name in the USA. Izzie, also spelled as Izzy, could be the nickname for Isobel, Isabella, too.
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It is the pet version of the name Elizabeth Taylor.
It is another variant of Lizzo, a pet name inspired by the Liz part of Elizabeth.
It can also be spelled as ‘Leah’ or ‘Leia.’ A name famous for the Star Wars character Princess Leia.
It is another version of the nickname Betty. It is also the diminutive form of the Latin name ‘Latitia’ which means “joy.”
Lib is a short, sweet, and unpredicted nickname for Elizabeth.
The name Libby although not famous, is an eccentric nickname for Elizabeth. This name has been gaining popularity in England in recent times.
Liddy can be used as a nickname for Elizabeth. It is also a topographical first name referring to a woman from the Iron Age kingdom of Lydia.
The German origin nickname for Elizabeth gained popularity after the famous character Liesl Von Trapp from ‘The Sound Of Music.’
The nickname for the Italian version Isabella follows the current trend of various artist’s stage names.
It is a love-filled nickname for Elizabeth and Lily.
It works well as a nickname for Elizabeth. The popular pet or first name is common in Britain.
It is a popular nickname that would also remind of the aesthetic beauty of the painting Mona Lisa.
Lisbet is a German-origin nickname for Elizabeth.
It is the alternative version of the nickname Liz.
This name is derived by adding the ‘-ette,’ giving it a French origin.
It is the first nickname that pops into our mind for Elizabeth, apart from the actress Liz Taylor.
It is the short form of the nickname Eliza. This stylish name is usually used as an alternative form of Lisa.
Boo is a popular nickname suffix. And it works well for Elizabeth too.
Apart from being a classy nickname for Elizabeth, Lizbeth also has Mexican origins and means ‘mother.’
The syllable ‘-ina’ makes for a great nickname for Elizabeth.
This pet name is most popular in the US. It became quite popular after the Disney sitcom Lizzie Mcguire.
It is other version of the nickname Liz.
This nickname looks at the name Elizabeth from a different perspective. It is a variant of Liza.
73. Queen Bee
Inspired by the latest trend of adding adjectives to one’s name, this is a trendy nickname for the name Elizabeth.
This short eccentric version is an ideal in-fashion nickname.
It is an unusual possibility as a nickname for Elizabeth.
This uncommon nickname for Elizabeth derives from the ‘Beth’ part.
It is an adorable alternative version of Betty.
The Greek origin nickname Thea also spelled as ‘Theia’, refers to the “Goddess of light” in Greek mythology.
It is a nickname for the Spanish version of the name Isabella.
Inspired by ‘-zab,’ this pet name is a unique take on Elizabeth.
This Spanish version of Elizabeth has a stylish ring to it.
This Latin origin name means “grain” and would make an unusual pet name for Elizabeth.
A unique nickname for Elizabeth. This pet name also means “one who knows the way” and has African origins.
The creative name for Elizabeth is unpopular and is a variant for ‘Libby’.
This pet name is the purest loving name for Elizabeth.
Although a traditional name, Elizabeth has been through its journey through time. Elizabeth is a unique name that had a role to play in recent centuries. It had something new to offer each period. Having a short name of Elizabeth would be a cute idea for your little princess.