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What does Isolde mean?

Isolde Pronunciation of Isolde [isol-de] as a girls' name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Isolde is "fair lady". In legend, Isolde is a beautiful Irish princess made famous by Wagner's opera "Tristan and Isolde". The Welsh form is Esyllt.

Associated with: lady (noble), legend (mythology), irish (gaelic), princess, opera.


Isolde has 16 variants: Iseult, Iseut, Isold, Isolda, Isolt, Isolte, Isota, Isotta, Isotte, Yseult, Yseulte, Yseut, Ysolda, Ysolde, Ysotta and Ysotte.

Creative forms:
(female) Isoldi, Isolida, ..

(male) Isolid, ..

Middle name pairings:
Isolde Kinleigh (I.K.), ..

How popular is Isolde?

Isolde is a rare first name for females. Isolde is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Isolde has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Isolde name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Isolde outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bolade, Golde, Hilde, Holde (see Holda), Idelle, Idone, Idonie, Ilke, Ilone, Ilse, Imalda, Imelda, Iola, Iolande, Iole, Ione, Ionie, Irelee, Isaure, Isla, Islay, Isleen, Isme, Isobel, Isobelle, Issie, Ivonne, Ivorie, Izola, Thilde, Tilde, Ysande and Zelde. These names tend to be more commonly used than Isolde.

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