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pinWhat does Gisele mean?

Gisele /gise-le/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls has the meaning "pledge, hostage". Gisele is a French form of Giselle (French, Old German): from gisil.


Gisele has 14 alternative forms via Giselle: Ghisele, Ghisella, Gig, Gila, Gisa, Gisela, Giselda, Gisella, Gislaug, Gislog, Giza, Gizela, Gizella and Gizelle.

Kreatif forms: Gesele, Gisege, Gisene. [more]

pinHow popular is Gisele?

Gisele is a very popular first name for females (#1785 out of 4276, Top 42%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Gisele and affiliated names. The only prominent variation form of Gisele (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000 is Giselle (#215 a year ago). Forms like Giselda are uncommon. This girl name reached the top of its popularity in 2009 (usage of 0.866%) and is now much less popular (usage 0.785%, down 9.4%). Giselle (#215) is the most trendy baby name here. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Giselle in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Gisele is alike in pronunciation to Jiselle. This name tends to be less commonly used than Gisele.