Name Gijs – origin and meaning

Gijs is a male name.

Origin of Gijs

Gijs is a short form of the name Gijsbert, the Dutch variant of the Old German name Gisbert.

Meaning of Gijs

Gijs means “hostage” or “bright pledge” (from Germanic “gisal” = pledge/hostage + “beraht” = bright”).

Pronunciation of Gijs

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