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Definitions for bethe
ˈbeɪ təbethe

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  1. Bethe, Hans Bethe, Hans Albrecht Bethenoun

    United States physicist (born in Germany) noted for research in astrophysics and nuclear physics (1906-2005)


  1. Bethe

    Bethe, also spelled Betha, is the name of an ancient minor German noble family originating from the region of Pomerelia in Prussia. The first person known to hold the name was Caspar von Bethe, a knight of the Teutonic Order who led the Teutonic takeover of Danzig. After the conquest, he was granted lordship of Conitz for his service. In later centuries, his descendants in Austria and Brandenburg-Prussia went on to establish a noble lineage, later entitled as Ritter von Betha in the Prussian and Austrian nobility.


  1. bethe

    Bethe is a surname of German origin, most notably associated with Hans Bethe, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist known for developing the theory of nuclear reactions in stars. The term is also associated with the Bethe ansatz and Bethe lattice concepts in physics, which are named after him. It does not have a general definition beyond its usage as a name.

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  1. BETHE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bethe is ranked #95955 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Bethe surname appeared 190 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Bethe.

    89.4% or 170 total occurrences were White.
    5.2% or 10 total occurrences were Black.
    3.6% or 7 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bethe in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bethe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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