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Anonymous asked in Pregnancy & ParentingBaby Names · 2 months ago

Erzsébet or Elizabeth?

Erzsébet is the Hungarian form of Elizabeth and is pronounced Air - zhuh - bet. 

Which one do you prefer?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Elizabeth so I can call her Beth 

  • 1 month ago

    I prefer Elizabeth. But from my Hungarian genealogy research, I've learned that Ersebet was sometimes nicknamed Erze, which is cute.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Elizabeth. Erzsebet sounds maybe good in Hungarian and for Hungarians, but not so much in English.

  • ?
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    If you are of Hungarian ancestry the Hungarian version would be fine otherwise I would suggest the English spelling. 

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  • 1 month ago

    I like both, but my first thought is that I like Erzsebet.  

  • 2 months ago

    Go with Erzsébet! It’s different and pretty. I like Elizabeth but it’s really common.

  • Adele
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    I would prefer Elizabeth

  • blank
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Elizabeth                                                                       

  • 2 months ago

    I much prefer Elizabeth 

  • Snid
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Unless you actually live in Hungary I would stick to Elizabeth.  Using Erzsebet is only going to complicate a child's life especially with the accents on the letters.

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