Giselle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Giselle.

Proper noun[edit]

Giselle

  1. A female given name.
    • 1995 Sharyn McCrumb, If I'd Killed Him When I Met Him, page 85:
      "Giselle? That's not the name on the documents — "
      "Oh no." Bob gave her a sad smile. "Her real name was Staci, but she once studied ballet, and Jeb thought she was so graceful, with her big brown eyes. Like Bambi. So the pet name went from Gazelle to Giselle. Giselle is a famous ballet," he added, in case A. P. Hill were culturally challenged.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French, shortened from Germanic compound names beginning with gisil "pledge".

Proper noun[edit]

Giselle

  1. A female given name.

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