US Popularity:2873
Other Origin(s):German, Old Norse
Meaning:To pledge; Hostage
Gisselle is a feminine French name of Germanic and Old Norse origins and means “to pledge” or "hostage." The name became popular after the daughter of King Charles lll, Princess Gisela, 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. Gisela pledged her life for the safety of her father’s kingdom. A name that means "to pledge," baby Gisselle will always know the love their parent pledged to give them forever.

Gisselle Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Gisselle is currently #2873 in U.S. births
Girl:Gisselle is currently #1548 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 79
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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