Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Gisel m. Old Icelandic gísl, Old High German gīsal 'pledge, hostage'.

Germany
Latin
c1006x1020 Gizelo (nom) quix-vol1 22
Sweden
Latin
1350 Gisla (gen) SDHK no. 6055, Gislonis (gen) ibid. no. 6037, Gislæ (gen) ibid. no. 6011
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Gisel". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Gisel.