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What does Ghisella mean?

Ghisella Pronunciation of Ghisella [ghisel-la] as a name for girls has the meaning "pledge, hostage". Ghisella is a version of Giselle (French, Old German): from gisil.

Associated with: pledge (oath).


8 different relations via Giselle: Ghisele, Gisela, Giselda, Gisele, Gisella, Gizela, Gizella and Gizelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Ghiselly, Ghiselna, ..

(male) Ghisela, Ghiselle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ghisella Tara (G.T.), ..

How popular is Ghisella?

Ghisella is a rare first name for women. Ghisella is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Giselle (#221 via latest list), Gisele (#1566), Gizelle, Gisela and Gizella are the prominent related forms of Ghisella (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Ghisele, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Ghisella was at its apex in the year 2009 (average #1311) and is somewhat lower today (#1557, 42% less usage). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gisela, Gisele, Giselle, Gizella, Gizelle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ghisella is alike in pronunciation to Jisela. Other recommended names are Adiella, Ahdella, Aricella, Ariella, Aristella, Aviella, Bidella (see Bedelia), Chella, Chriselda, Christella, Criselda, Cristella, Diella, Drusella, Fidella, Finella, Gazella, Gazelle, Gemella, Ghazala, Gianella, Ginella, Ginelle, Gracella, Gricelda, Grisel, Griselda, Grisella, Griselle, Griselly (see Griselda), Grishelda, Grizelda, Jinella, Jiselle, Kristella, Marisella, Marsella, Mikella, Mirella, Moisella (see Moselle), Moiselle, Mosella, Oriella, Priella, Priscella, Prisilla (see Priscilla), Reinella, Rosella, Shanella, Shella, Shiela, Shilla, Shinella, Shirell, Shirelle, Sibella, Siselya, Uriella, Uriyella, Ursella, Vitella and Whitelea (see Whitley). These names tend to be more commonly used than Ghisella.

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