Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

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

Germany
Latin
c1006x1020 Gizelo (nom) quix-vol1 22
Sweden
Latin
1310 Gislo (nom) SDHK 2384; 1350 Gisla (gen) ibid. no. 6055, Gislonis (gen) ibid. no. 6037, Gislæ (gen) ibid. no. 6011
Old Swedish
1370 Gisla (gen) SDHK no. 9637; 1408 Gisle (nom) ibid. no. 17116
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Gisel". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Gisel.