Name Gijsbert Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Gijsbert


Gijsbert is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Gijsbert?

Gijsbert is a Dutch variant of the Old Germanic name Gisbert.

What does the name Gijsbert mean?

The name Gijsbert derived from Old High German “gisal” meaning “hostage” or “pledge” and “beraht” meaning “bright”. Thus, Gijsbert means “bright pledge”. The first name element could as well be derived from Old High German “gisel” or Celtic “gaiso” meaning “spear” or “shaft of an arrow”.

Pronunciation of Gijsbert

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Popularity of the name Gijsbert

The name Gijsbert is ranked #12555 overall.

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