Griselda
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
gri-ZEL-də
Meaning
Fighting in darkness
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Griselda originates in Germanic languages and means "fighting in darkness". Some sources also suggest the meaning "stone-grey". Griselda was the name of several operas by different composers, including Vivaldi. She also appears as a character in tales by Boccaccio, Petrarch and Chaucer. In the United States the name is rather rare and considered old-fashioned today.

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Gricelda, Gryselda, Gryzelde, Zelda

Famous Griseldas

Griselda Gambaro - Argentinean playwright and author
Griselda Sanderson - actress
Griselda Diaz - actress
Griselda Ojeda - actress
Griselda Fang - actress

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