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Subject: Re: Origin or Help with the name Geiselheart
Author: Chrisell   (Authenticated as Chrisell)
Date: May 9, 2005 at 4:05:17 AM
Reply to: Origin or Help with the name Geiselheart by John Wrightson
I would venture the suggestion that it's composed of the Germanic elements gisel meaning "pledge" or "hostage" (as seen in Giselle) and hard meaning "brave" or "hardy" (as seen in Eberhard and Hartmann).




Chrisell

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