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What does Giselbert mean?

Giselbert Pronunciation of Giselbert [gisel-bert] as a boys' name means "bright promise". Giselbert is a variant form of Gilbert (Old French, Old German): from gisil "pledge".

Associated with: bright.


Giselbert has 2 variants: Giselberto and Giselbertus.

3 more different relations via Gilbert: Gilberto, Gilburt and Guilbert.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Giselbert Darrius (G.D.), ..

How popular is Giselbert?

Giselbert is a rare first name for men. Giselbert is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Giselbert (outside Top 2000) are Gilbert (#983 via latest list) and Gilberto (#1048). These forms of Giselbert were at the peak of their popularity during 1930-1939 (median #320) and are now significantly less conventional (#1015, down 88%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gilbert, Gilberto in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adalbert, Adelbert, Ailbert (see Albert), Albert, Calbert, Colbert, Culbert, Dalbert, Delbert, Dilbert, Eilert, Elbert, Engelbert, Ethelbert, Filbert, Fulbert, Geert, Gelett, Gellert, Gilbey, Gillbey (see Gilby), Gillett, Gilmer, Halbert, Herbert, Hulbert, Hurlbert, Ingelbert, Kiefert, Osbert, Philbert, Phillbert (see Filbert), Rigobert, Seabert, Sebert, Seibert, Talbert, Wilbert and Wilburt. These names tend to be more frequently used than Giselbert.

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