Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. gri-ZEHL-də(English)
gree-SEHL-da(Spanish)
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Meaning & History

Possibly derived from the Germanic elements gris "grey" and hild "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).

Related Names

DiminutiveZelda(English)
Other Languages & CulturesGrizel(Scots)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022