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Name Gisela

Meaning:hostage, pledgeTools:

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About the name Gisela in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German
Short forms:Gisa
Topics:Asteroid 352 Gisela, discovered 1893, diameter 20.27 km, period 7.490 years
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Gisèle, Gisella, Isela, Gela, Gioele, Gisa, Giselle, Gísli, Godela, Griselda     Details
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About Gisela, the group of names with the same origin as Gisela

Meaning/translation:hostage, pledge
Language of origin:Old High German
Words:gisal = the pledge, the hostage  Old High German
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:14:Gisela Germany 2005,  134:Giselle USA 2009,  367:Gisselle USA 2000
Name variants:Gisa, Gisela, Gisèle, Gisella, Giselle, Gisselle   Sortable list   Details
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Germany prevalence 2005 14
Spain 2009 81