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What does Gisa mean?

Gisa Pronunciation of Gisa [gisa] as a name for girls means "pledge, hostage". Gisa is a German form of Giselle (French, Old German): from gisil.

Associated with: pledge (oath).


Gisa has 1 variant: Giza.

9 more different relations via Giselle: Gig, Gila, Gisela, Giselda, Gisele, Gisella, Gislaug, Gislog and Gizela.

Creative forms:
(female) Giga, Gira, ..

(male) Gigar, Gire, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gisa Frankie (G.F.), ..

How popular is Gisa?

Gisa is an uncommon given name for women. Gisa is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Gisela, Gisele (#1566 last year) and Giselle (#221) are the popular varying forms of Gisa (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Gisa reached the peak of their popularity in 2009 (adoption of 0.16%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.1%, 39.8%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ailsa, Alisa, Amisa, Anisa, Asa, Assa, Ayisa, Brisa, Dusa, Elisa, Elsa, Gada, Gaea, Gaia, Gaiea, Gaila, Gala, Gana, Geila, Geina, Gena, Genisa, Ghita, Gia, Giana, Gigi, Gilah, Gilda, Gilia, Gill, Gina, Ginna, Ginya, Gioia, Gioya, Gipsy, Gita, Githa, Gitta, Giula, Glila, Guida, Gus, Gusta, Ilisa, Ilsa, Irisa, Isa, Leisa, Liesa, Lisa, Lissa, Luisa, Lusa, Lysa, Maisa, Mesa, Nilsa, Nissa, Nitsa, Nysa, Olisa, Orsa, Raisa, Risa, Ritsa, Rosa, Rysa, Sasa, Taisa, Tasa, Tesa, Tisa, Trisa and Ursa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gisa.

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