Gilda Name Meaning & Origin

Gilda

Pronunciation: GIL-də (key)

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Nicknames for Gilda

I have never had a nickname. I think the name is too short to shorten any further. The difficulty is people remembering that the name begins with a "G" and not "H."

Meanings and history of the name Gilda

There are several versions of the name. The origins vary.
GILDA:
Celtic name meaning "servant of God."
Italian name derived from the Germanic element gild, meaning "sacrifice."
Old English name meaning "coated with gold; gilded."

Famous real-life people named Gilda

Gilda Radner, comedienne
Gilda Marx, fitness expert
Gilda Gray, American actress & dancer who popularized the "shimmy"

Gilda in song, story & screen

Rita Hayworth sings in the movie. In the movie, "Gilda" Rita Hayworth plays the role of a very beautiful, seductive, and manipulative woman. To my knowledge, there are no songs written of a "Gilda"
Gilda, daughter of Rigoletto (opera)

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