Name: Ghislain

Origin and Meaning of the Name Ghislain

  • Meaning:
    Vow; hostage
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Vow; hostage
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (gee LAN)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Ghislain)
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Miscellaneous Info for Ghislain

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  • Used in:
    French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Germanic element "ghil" meaning "promise, vow" but also referring to a servant who let himself be captured for the sake of his master - a voluntary hostage.

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