Given Name GHISLAIN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: French
PRONOUNCED: ZHEES-LEN, GEE-LEN   [details]

Meaning & History

French form of Gislenus, a Latinized form of the Germanic name Gislin, derived from the element gisil meaning "hostage" or "pledge". This was the name of a 7th-century Belgian saint.
VARIANT: Ghyslain
FEMININE FORMS: Ghislaine, Ghyslaine, Gisèle
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Gislenus, Gislin (Ancient Germanic)
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