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What does Gizela mean?

Gizela Pronunciation of Gizela [gizela] as a girls' name has the meaning "pledge, hostage". Gizela is a variant form of Giselle (French, Old German): from gisil.

Associated with: pledge (oath).


Gizela has 1 variant: Gizella.

10 more related forms via Giselle: Ghisele, Ghisella, Gila, Gisa, Gisela, Giselda, Gisele, Gisella, Giza and Gizelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Gizena, Gizeta, ..

(male) Gizele, Gizeta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gizela Ida (G.I.), ..

How popular is Gizela?

Gizela is an unusual given name for women. Gizela is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Gizela (outside Top 2000) are Gisela, Gisele (#1566 in recent rankings), Giselle (#221), Gizella and Gizelle. Usage of these relations of Gizela was well-received in 2009 (median #1311) and is somewhat less today (#1557, 42%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Gizela is pronounced similarly to Gazella and Ghazala. Other suggested similar names are Abiela, Akela, Akiela, Anela, Angela, Aricela, Ariela, Aviela, Billa, Camela, Cela, Dela, Estela, Fidela, Gaiea, Gaila, Galea, Gayel, Gayla, Gazelle, Geela, Geelah, Geeta, Geila, Gemella, Gena, Geneva, Gia, Giana, Gill, Gina, Ginara, Ginebra, Ginella, Ginetta, Ginevra, Ginia, Ginya, Gionna, Giralda, Giula, Giullia, Gormla, Grisel, Grisella, Grizel, Grizelda, Huela, Jamela, Janela, Jisela, Leela, Lila, Lizena, Loela, Mela, Michela, Mikaela, Mirla, Nicola, Nikola, Nila, Nirela, Pamela, Priela, Rilla, Sela, Sibella, Simla, Sissela, Viola, Vitella and Winola. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gizela.

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