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Gender: Female Pronunciation: jiz-LEN Meaning of Ghislaine: "pledge" Origin of Ghislaine: French from German

The name Ghislaine is a girl's name of French origin meaning "pledge". Ghislaine and is often added to lists like Dance Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Three Strikes, You're Out -- Girls".

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Ghislaine still sounds exotic to us, even though in France this name is dated. It can also be spelled Ghislain.

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Famous People Named Ghislaine

Ghislaine Marie Françoise Dommanget, French comedy actress; Princess consort of Louis II of Monaco
Ghislaine Maxwell, British socialite and environmental activist
Ghislaine Dupont, French journalist
Ghislaine Marie-Rose Edith Dresselhuys Alexander, British heiress; personality on TV's "What's My Line?"
Ghislaine Barnay, French Olympic athlete

Pop Culture References for the name Ghislaine

Ghislaine, character in British TV's "Robin Hood Guy"
Ghislaine de Feligonde, charming old French rose
Pronounced "gee-LEN" (hard G as in "ghost," and the S is silent)

Gislaine, Gislan


FractalShadow Says:


My first impression was that the gh was pronounced like the s in treasure. I think it sounds a bit better that way.

NerdyNameGeek Says:


Jiz-len? Oh heck no.

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Zelliew Says:


I don't like the sound of it - sorry

lesliemarion Says:


Oh, I love this name. The rose of its name (Ghislaine de Feligonde is gorgeous too).