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Giza

What does Giza mean?

Giza Pronunciation of Giza [giza] as a girls' name. The name Giza means "pledge, hostage". Giza is an alternate form of Giselle (French, Old German): from gisil.

Associated with: pledge (oath).

Variations

Giza has 1 variant: Gisa.

5 more alternative forms via Giselle: Gig, Gila, Gisela, Gizela and Gizella.

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

(male) Giro, Gizad, ..

Middle name pairings:
Giza Kaila (G.K.), ..

How popular is Giza?

Giza is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#26717 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Giza (not in Top 2000) are Giselle (#221 via latest list), Gizella and Gisela. Other variants, like Gisa, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Giza was at its highest 6 years ago (usage of 0.15%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.09%, down 40%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aliza, Ariza, Arza, Aza, Aziza, Briza, Ditza, Diza, Eliza, Elza, Enza, Gada, Gaea, Gaia, Gaiea, Gaila, Gala, Gana, Geila, Geina, Gena, Ghita, Gia, Giana, Gigi, Gilah, Gilda, Gilia, Gill, Gina, Ginia, Ginna, Ginya, Gioia, Gioya, Gita, Githa, Gitta, Giula, Glila, Guida, Liza, Luiza, Lyza, Nitza, Paza, Raiza, Reza, Roza, Ruza, Teza and Tirza. These names tend to be more frequently used than Giza.

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