Ghislaine Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Giselle:
A German name derived from gisil (to owe, a pledge, a mutual obligation). It was a practice in the early Middle Ages for rival factions to offer a person, often a child, to each other as a pledge of peace.
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Pronounced "zhees-len" or "zhees-layn"
I have an aunt named Ghislaine and we pronounce it "gee-len" (which I'm assuming is the "American" pronunciation)
The Ghislaine I know is Basque and pronounces it "Giz-la-ee-na". She goes with Giz for short.
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A fairly common French name meaning "a pledge" or "an oath"
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Princess Ghislaine of Monaco
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Ghislaine Blackbeack, member of the Thirteen from Sarah J. Maas's Throne of Glass Series