Griselda name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Griselda

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  1. A submission from Philippines says the name Griselda means "Grey maiden warrior" and is of English origin.
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From Germanic gris (“gray”) +‎ hild (“battle”), meaning "gray battle-maid".

  1. The long-suffering wife of a nobleman in a medieval tale.
  2. A female given name from the Germanic languages used in Middle Ages, but rather rare today.
  3. A woman of exemplary gentleness and patience.

Notable Persons Named Griselda

Notable Persons Named Griselda

Griselda Blanco

Griselda was born on February 15th, 1989 in Cartagena, Colombia. Griselda is also known as La Dama de la Mafia, The Godmother, The Black Widow, and La Dama de la Mafia (The Lady of the Mafia ).

Gizzi Erskine

Gizzi Erskine is a chef, tv personality, and food writer. Gizzi was given the name Griselda Maxwell Erskine on August 20th, 1979 in Dumfries, Scotland. Gizzi is also known as Erskine and Griselda.

Griselda Pollock

Griselda was born in 1949.

Griselda Yeung

Griselda Yeung is an actor and singing. She has been prominent since 2001. Griselda was born on October 11th, 1977 in Hong Kong. Griselda is also known as 西瓜、Panda、Lenna、霞姐.

Griselda Gambaro

Griselda was born on July 24th, 1928.

Griselda Siciliani

Griselda Siciliani is an actress. Griselda was born on April 2nd, 1978 in Argentina.


Fun Facts about the name Griselda

  • How Popular is the name Griselda? Griselda is the 2,776th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Griselda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,917 babies born with the first name Griselda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Griselda to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Griselda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1906 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Griselda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Griselda is Wednesday, November 18th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Griselda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Griselda was in 1993 with a total of 307 babies.
  • Random Griselda Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Griselda is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 131 babies in California have the same name in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Griselda: The name spelled backwards is Adlesirg. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Agldrise. How do you pronounce that?
  • Griselda name meaning

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