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Gender: F Pronunciation: GEE-zah-lah, jiz-ELLE Meaning of Giselle: "pledge/hostage" Origin of Giselle: German Giselle's Popularity in 2013: #203

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen undoubtedly gave this name a boost. The French pronunciation (jiz-ELLE) gives it a more graceful, balletic, gazellelike feel.

In the 2007 film Enchanted, Giselle is the name of the ingenuous princess, portrayed by Amy Adams, living in the fantasy animated kingdom of Andalasia.

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Famous People Named Giselle

Beyonce Giselle Knowles, American singer

Pop Culture References for the Name Giselle

Giselle, character in the movie Enchanted, played by Amy Adams
Giselle is the main character of the ballet "Giselle"

Gella, Ghisele, Ghisella, Gigi, Gisel, Giseli, Gisell, Gissela, Gissell, Gissella, Gizel, Gizella, Gizelle, Gysell

Giselle's International Variations

Ghislaine, Gisele (French) Giselda, Gisella (German) Gizike, Gizi, Gizus (Hungarian) Gisela (Italian) Giza, Gizela (Slavic) Gisela (Spanish)

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