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Giselda

What does Giselda mean?

Giselda Pronunciation of Giselda [gisel-da] as a girls' name means "pledge, hostage". Giselda is a version of Giselle (French, Old German): from gisil.

Associated with: pledge (oath).

Variations

11 different relations via Giselle: Ghisele, Ghisella, Gila, Gisa, Gisela, Gisele, Gisella, Gislog, Gizela, Gizella and Gizelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Gisellet, Giselna, ..

(male) Giselgar, Giselham, ..

Middle name pairings:
Giselda Lea (G.L.), ..

How popular is Giselda?

Giselda is a rare given name for women. Giselda is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Giselle (#221 from recent data), Gisele (#1566), Gizelle, Gisela and Gizella are the popular varying forms of Giselda (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Giselda were popular as baby names in the year 2009 (average #1311) and are somewhat less common today (#1557, 42% less usage). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amelda, Briseida, Casilda, Chriselda, Criselda, Donelda, Emelda, Ethelda, Gazella, Geela, Geerda (see Gerda), Gelya, Gemella, Geralda, Gerda, Gianella, Gilda, Gilia, Ginebra, Ginella, Ginelle, Ginetta, Ginevra, Giralda, Giula, Giulia, Giullia, Giuseppa, Glenda, Golda, Gricelda, Grisel, Griselda, Griseldis, Grisella, Griselle, Griselly (see Griselda), Grishelda, Grizelda, Gryselde (see Griselda), Gunilda, Gwenda, Hilda, Himalda (see Imelda), Imelda, Isolda, Jisela, Kelda, Marelda, Matelda, Nelda, Nilda, Nillda (see Nilda), Nireida, Orelda, Orielda, Reseda, Selda, Siselya, Tilda, Velda, Vieda, Welda, Wilda, Willda, Ymelda, Ysolda and Zelda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Giselda.

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