First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Isolde" mean? The list below shows the origins of Isolde as well as things modernly associated with the name Isolde such as celebrities named Isolde.

Origin and Meaning of Isolde

"Isolde" is a name of German origin, and it means "She who is gazed upon". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
  1. A female given name borrowed from the German form of Iseult.

Isolde was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons With the Name Isolde

Isolde Kostner is an important person. Isolde was born on March 20th, 1975 in Bolzano.


Isolde Ahlgrimm was an important individual. Isolde was born on July 31st, 1914. She passed away on October 11th, 1995.


Isolde Frolian was an important human. Isolde was born on April 8th, 1908. She passed away on November 6th, 1957.


Isolde Lasoen is a jazz, rock, pop, dance, electronics, and electronic music musician. She plays Vocals, drums, flugelhorn, vibraphone, bass synthesizer, and tubular bells. Isolde was born on December 31st, 1979 in Ghent, Belgium.


Isolde Kurz is a writer.


Isolde Menges was a famed human. Isolde was born in 1893. She died in 1976.


Fun Facts about the name Isolde

  • How Popular is the name Isolde? Isolde is the 27,154th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Isolde have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 183 babies born with the first name Isolde in the United States. That's more than enough people named Isolde to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Isolde? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Isolde first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Isolde is Saturday, January 25th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Isolde born? The highest recorded use of the first name Isolde was in 2007 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Random Isolde Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Isolde is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Isolde: Your name in reverse order is Edlosi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sielod. How do you pronounce that?

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What does the name Isolde mean?

Iis for ideals, no higher!

Sis for serious, not always joking.

Ois for openness, it's refreshing!

Lis for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Dis for dandy, a description of you!

Eis for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.