Griselda

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Griselda

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  • A submission from Philippines says the name Griselda means "Grey maiden warrior" and is of English origin.
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From Germanic gris (“gray”) +‎ hild (“battle”), meaning "gray battle-maid".

  1. The long-suffering wife of a nobleman in a medieval tale.
  2. A female given name used in Middle Ages, but rather rare today.

Notable Persons Named Griselda

Griselda was born on February 15th, 1989 in Cartagena, Colombia. Griselda is also known as La Dama de la Mafia, The Godmother, The Black Widow, and La Dama de la Mafia (The Lady of the Mafia ).

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Gizzi Erskine is a chef, tv personality, and food writer. Gizzi was given the name Griselda Maxwell Erskine on August 20th, 1979 in Dumfries, Scotland. Gizzi is also known as Erskine and Griselda.

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Griselda was born in 1949.

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Griselda Yeung is an actor and singing. She has been prominent since 2001. Griselda was born on October 11th, 1977 in Hong Kong. Griselda is also known as 西瓜、Panda、Lenna、霞姐.

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Griselda was born on July 24th, 1928.

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Griselda Siciliani is an actress. Griselda was born on April 2nd, 1978 in Argentina.

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How popular is the baby name Griselda in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1906 5 5 0
1913 5 5 0
1923 6 6 0
1924 6 6 0
1927 6 6 0
1928 5 5 0
1930 9 9 0
1932 5 5 0
1933 5 5 0
1934 5 5 0
1935 7 7 0
1936 10 10 0
1940 5 5 0
1941 7 7 0
1943 7 7 0
1944 10 10 0
1945 6 6 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 14 14 0
1949 14 14 0
1950 14 14 0
1951 16 16 0
1952 19 19 0
1953 18 18 0
1954 20 20 0
1955 14 14 0
1956 17 17 0
1957 22 22 0
1958 36 36 0
1959 32 32 0
1960 36 36 0
1961 35 35 0
1962 32 32 0
1963 46 46 0
1964 51 51 0
1965 47 47 0
1966 55 55 0
1967 60 60 0
1968 80 80 0
1969 108 108 0
1970 98 98 0
1971 101 101 0
1972 135 135 0
1973 196 191 5
1974 167 167 0
1975 176 171 5
1976 194 194 0
1977 187 187 0
1978 206 206 0
1979 252 252 0
1980 250 250 0
1981 271 271 0
1982 195 187 8
1983 194 189 5
1984 241 232 9
1985 238 229 9
1986 222 217 5
1987 198 193 5
1988 202 202 0
1989 265 260 5
1990 287 287 0
1991 275 270 5
1992 239 239 0
1993 307 307 0
1994 236 236 0
1995 239 239 0
1996 188 188 0
1997 180 180 0
1998 172 172 0
1999 181 181 0
2000 154 154 0
2001 125 125 0
2002 154 154 0
2003 162 162 0
2004 116 116 0
2005 119 119 0
2006 110 110 0
2007 101 101 0
2008 90 90 0
2009 96 96 0
2010 59 59 0
2011 48 48 0
2012 48 48 0
2013 51 51 0
2014 55 55 0
2015 44 44 0
2016 54 54 0
2017 43 43 0

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Griselda as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Griselda

  • How Popular is the name Griselda? Griselda is the 2,707th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Griselda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,830 babies born with the first name Griselda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Griselda to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Griselda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1906 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Griselda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Griselda is Wednesday, November 18th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Griselda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Griselda was in 1993 with a total of 307 babies.
  • Random Griselda Factoid: According to the 1963 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Griselda is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 15 babies in California have the same name as you in 1963.
  • Weird things about the name Griselda: Your name in reverse order is Adlesirg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dirgsela. How do you pronounce that?

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