Name: Gijsbert

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gijsbert

  • Meaning:
    A child of noble parents
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (GEIS beart)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Gijsbert)
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Miscellaneous Info for Gijsbert

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  • Used in:
    Dutch and German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Germanic compound name, from which the first element is associated with 'hostage' and the second in an elaborate interpretation with 'noble'. Among the Germanic tribes it was common practice to take young children as hostages and these children were often of noble blood.
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