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What does Selda mean?

Selda Pronunciation of Selda [sel-da] as a name for girls is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Selda is "grey battle; dark battle". Selda is an alternate spelling of Griselda (Old German): from gris and hild. Selda is also a variation of Zelda (Old German).

Associated with: battle, dark (black).


Selda has 1 variant: Zellda.

1 more different relation via Griselda, Zelda: Zelde.

Creative forms:
(female) Sella, Selna, ..

(male) Selad, Selt, ..

Middle name pairings:
Selda Kasey (S.K.), ..

How popular is Selda?

Selda is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Selda is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Selda (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Zelda (#647 the previous year) and Griselda. These forms of Selda were at the height of their popularity a century ago and have remained as common to this day. Griselda is the longstanding favorite, though Zelda is now more regularly used, while Griselda is now less common. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Griselda, Zelda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Selda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aeeda, Allda, Beda, Celida, Elda, Gerda, Gilda, Golda, Heda, Hedda, Heida, Hilda, Holda, Hulda, Hylda, Ieeda, Kelda, Kellda (see Kelda), Leda, Leoda, Leyda, Meda, Melida, Neda, Nedda, Nelda, Nelida, Orelda, Reida, Sada, Saida, Salma, Sanda, Seana, Seara, Sebra, Seelia, Seila, Sela, Selbea (see Selby), Selby, Selena, Selia, Selie, Selima, Selina, Selinda, Sellma, Selma, Selyna, Sena, Senalda, Senga, Sera, Silia, Silva, Silya, Stela, Sula, Synda, Tilda, Valda, Veda, Veeda, Veida, Velda, Vellda, Verda, Walda, Welda, Wenda, Wilda, Wylda, Ymelda and Zenda. These names tend to be more frequently used than Selda.

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