Gisela Name Meaning & Origin

Gisela

Pronunciation: hee-SEHL-ə (key)

Related Names:

Gisele, Gisella, Giselle

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form of Giselle used in German, Dutch, Spanish, and Portuguese

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Nicknames for Gisela

Gis, Gisa, Gizzy

Meanings and history of the name Gisela

From Old German, meaning "pledge". Can also be spelled Gisella. Pronounced GEE-se-la, with a hard "g". The French form is Gisele or Giselle; the Hungarian form is Gizella.

Famous real-life people named Gisela

Gisela, abbess and sister of Charlemagne.
Gisela of Swabia, Holy Roman Empress and wife of Conrad II.
Archduchess Gisela of Austria-Hungary, daughter of Franz Josef I and Elisabeth of Bavaria.
Gisela Richter, English archaeologist.
Gisela Valcárcel (born Sonia Mercedez Gisela Valcárcel Álvarez), Peruvian television personality, actress and businesswoman, called "the queen of Peruvian television".
Gisela Stuart, German-British politician.
Gisela (born Gisela Lladó Cánovas), Catalan pop singer.

Gisela, Arizona, a US census-designated place

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