girl name Giselle
 

Baby Girl Names - Giselle


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The name Giselle is of French origin, and means hostage or pledge.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Giselle has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Giselle
Use of the Name Giselle for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
15,645 15,645 15,645 12,417 8,048 3,627 1,861
The table below indicates the number of times the name Giselle has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Giselle first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1983, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Giselle
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1983795197  
1984818193  
1985753229  
1986786214  
1987694263  
1988861205  
1989817232  
1990706298  
1991904215  
1992838238  
1993430582  
1994613362  
1995588386  
1996624362  
1997311937  
19982421,252  
19992201,432  
20002121,486  
20012181,458  
20022171,477  
20031801,766  
20041821,861  
Totals:  15,645 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Giselle as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and almost never as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Giselle appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 22 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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