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What does Chriselda mean?

Chriselda Pronunciation of Chriselda [chrisel-da] as a girls' name is pronounced kh-RIS-el-da. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Chriselda is "bearing Christ". Elaboration of Chris, similar to Griselda.

Associated with: greek.


Chriselda has 1 variant: Criselda.

4 more related forms via Chris, Griselda: Gricelda, Grisella, Grishelda and Grizelda.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Chriselda Adeline (C.A.), ..

How popular is Chriselda?

Chriselda is an uncommon first name for women. Chriselda is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Chriselda (not ranked) are Chris, Criselda and Griselda. Other forms, like Grishelda, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Chriselda was at its most widespread in the 1960s, but now, versions such as Griselda have become less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chris, Criselda, Griselda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chriselda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Briseida, Chrisanna, Chrisanta, Chrissa, Chrissta (see Christina), Christa, Christana, Christeena, Christel, Christele, Christell, Christella, Christelle, Christena, Christia, Christina, Christl, Christle, Christna, Christyna, Chrysilla, Corisanda, Cristella, Ghisella, Giselda, Marisela, Marisella and Orielda. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chriselda.

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