Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈd͡ʒil.da/(Italian)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Originally an Italian short form of Ermenegilda and other names containing the Old German element gelt meaning "payment, tribute, compensation". This is the name of a character in Verdi's opera Rigoletto (1851). It is also the name of a 1946 American movie, starring Rita Hayworth in the title role.

Related Names

Masculine FormErmenegildo(Italian)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   simple  

Name Days

Lithuania: October 5
Poland: January 29


Entry updated December 7, 2022