Meaning and name origin
Gisele \gi-se-le\ as a girl's name is of French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Gisele is "pledge; hostage". Gisele is a variant of Giselle (French, Old German): name of a famous 19th-century ballet whose heroine is a peasant girl.
Gisele is a very popular first name for females (#1785 out of 4276, Top 42%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Gisele and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Giselle (#215). (2014 statistics).