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Giselle

HeartGEE-zah-lah, jiz-ELLE
German
"pledge/hostage"

Giselle Origin and Meaning

The name Giselle is a girl's name of German origin meaning "pledge/hostage".
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

  • Giselle JeanneMarie Laronde,West, Trinidadian model; Miss World 1986
  • Giselle Andrea KañevskyArgentine field hockey player
  • Giselle FernándezAmerican TV journalist
  • (Alba) Giselle Blondet (Gomez)Puerto Rican actress and TV host
  • Giselle Itié (Ramos)Mexican,Brazilian actress
  • Giselle LorenAmerican voice actress
  • Giselle Loren LazzaratoCanadian internet personality, actor; model "Gigi Gorgeous"
  • Giselle NietoAmerican actress
  • Giselle Belafontedaughter of Stephen Belafonte; stepdaughter of singer and TV personality Melanie Brown
  • Giselle Charlotte Overton (b. 2009)daughter of TV journalist Jessica Rowe and Peter Overton
  • Giselle Isabella Gutierrez (b. 2014)daughter of Felicia Cooke and Alex Gutierrez of "16 and Pregnant"
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  • Beyonce Giselle KnowlesCarter, American singer
  • Gisellestage name of Aeri Uchinaga, member of Korean Idol group Aespa
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Giselle in Pop Culture

  • Gisellemain character in Disney's Enchanted
  • "Giselle" ballet and its main character
  • Giselle Smith aka Gazellecharacter in DC Comics Legion of Super,Heroes
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