The name Isolde is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "ice ruler". Isolde and is often added to lists like Unique Girl Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
From the experts:
Now that Tristan has been rediscovered, maybe it's time for his fabled lover in the Arthurian romances and Wagnerian opera, a beautiful Irish princess, to be brought back into the light as well.
This would make an artistic and romantic choice, as the medieval heroine is seen as a symbol of undying--if unhappy--love.
In Marilyn French's novel The Women's Room, the character Isolde is nicknamed Iso. Isolde is currently a Top 500 name in the Netherlands.
Variations include Iseult, Isolt, Isoud, Isolda and Yseult.
Lists containing Isolde
- Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare
- Unique Girl Names: Unusual and Rare
- Names That Mean Ruler or Royal
- Valentine's Day Baby Names
- Beautiful Bohemian Names for Girls
- Best Girl Names Starting with Vowels
- Literary Names for Girls
- Names That Mean Blond
- Badass Princess Names
- Cool Girl Names from Ancient Cultures
- Mythology Girl Names
- Hipster British Baby Names for Girls
Isolde in Blog Posts
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Isolde in the Forums
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