Gisela (name)

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Not to be confused with Giselle (given name) or Gisele (given name).
Gicela or Gisela
Gender Female
Word/name Germanic
Meaning pledge
Other names
Related names Giselle

"Gisela" or Gicela is a female given name of Germanic origin. The name derives from the Old High German word gīsal, "pledge".

Variations on the name in other languages include:

The male form is Gisli, from Gísla saga (Gisli's saga) possibly known from place names such as Gislaved, a municipality in Sweden.

Noble Giselas[edit]

Famous Giselas[edit]