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Grisel is a unique classic baby name for girls. Known for its medieval depth and flair, this name retains a prominent place in Latin American culture. Grisel de Stuart de Moray is a main character in the Empire of Grandelumiere series, and Grisel Romney was the eponymous protagonist of the Grisel Romney series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Grisel:

Old Germanic, Spanish: Grey battle

Origin of the name Grisel:

Grisel is a diminutive of the name Griselda. This name derives from the Germanic elements gris (meaning “grey”) and hild (meaning “battle”).

Symbolism of the name Grisel:

Grisel is a short form of Griselda. In literature, one of the most famous short representations of Griselda was “The Clerk's Tale” by Geoffrey Chaucer. The character Griselda is the paragon of patience, loyalty, and obedience. Within this tale, symbols of Grisel include the papal bull and the scales of justice.

Style of the name Grisel:


Gender of the name Grisel:

Grisel is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Grisel:


Number of syllables in the name Grisel:


Emotion evoked from the name Grisel:

The name Grisel evokes feelings of greatness and gratitude.

Alternative spellings for the name Grisel:

  • Grizel
  • Gricel
  • Griselle

Nicknames for the name Grisel:

Popularity of the name Grisel:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Grisel was the 14,968th most popular baby name for girls in 2020.

Related names for the name Grisel:

Great middle names for Grisel and their meanings:

  • Alya (sky, heaven, loftiness)
  • Aviana (birdlike)
  • Braylee (borderland meadow)
  • Empress (ruler, queen)
  • Gaia (mother goddess, earth)
  • Kamille (acolyte, helper, attendant)
  • Lottie (free man, strong, virile, petite)
  • Malia (star of the sea)
  • Rubina (ruby, red, jewel)
  • Zainab (beauty, grace, fragrant flower)

Famous people with the name Grisel:

  • Grisel Yolanda Acosta (poet)
  • Grisel Barajas (radio hostess and television personality)
  • Grisel Cruz Becerra (biologist)
  • Grisel Fleites (social media personality)
  • Grisel Margarita (actress)
  • Grisel Paula (model)
  • Grisel Quiroga (journalist)
  • Grisel Toledo Reyes (actress)
  • Grisel Jiménez Soto (geologist)
  • Grisel Wilson (film director)

Grisel in popular culture:

  • Grisel de Stuart de Moray (character in the Empire of Grandelumiere series)
  • Grisel Romney (protagonist of the Grisel Romney series by Mary Elizabeth Fraser-Tytler
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