Giselle is a girl's name of French origin and means “to pledge”. The name became popular after the daughter of King Charles lll, princess Giséle, who was sent to Marry the Viking leader Duke Rollo of Normandy. By giving his daughter to the Duke, the King hoped that it would stop the pillaging of his land. Giséle pledged her life for the safety of her father’s kingdom. By choosing a name that means "to pledge," a parent is setting up baby to always know the love their parent pledged to give them forever.
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