♂ Name Gijsbert – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Gijsbert

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Gijsbert is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Gijsbert

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

Meaning of Gijsbert

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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