Gilda Name Meaning & Origin
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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.
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)