The name Giselle is a girl's name of German origin meaning "pledge/hostage". Giselle is ranked #300 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Fictional Princess Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "How many ____s do you know?".
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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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