Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. gri-ZEHL-də(English) gree-SEHL-da(Spanish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Possibly derived from the Old German elements gris "grey" and hilt "battle". It is not attested as a Germanic name. This was the name of a patient wife in medieval folklore, adapted into tales by Boccaccio (in The Decameron) and Chaucer (in The Canterbury Tales).

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Other Languages & CulturesGrizel(Scots)


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Entry updated December 7, 2022