The name Elisabeth ranked 361st in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 558th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Other suggested meanings still relate to the fulfillment of a promise. They include ''God's satisfaction'' and ''God's perfection.''
Until the 16th-century reign of England's Queen Elizabeth I, this name was most commonly spelled with an ''s'' in the middle. Such was the popularity of Good Queen Bess that her spelling has reigned supreme ever since.
Speaking of Bess, this name is the Mother of All Nicknames, Spellings and Alternate Forms. We've counted close to 70 so far, and we are still looking!
Arts and Music
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (born 1755, died 1842)
French painter of portraits and historical allegories.
Painted portraits of many royals, including Marie Antoinette and her children (see list of Neoclassical Artists)