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Meaning and name origin

Zelda \z(e)-lda, zel-da\ as a girl's name is pronounced ZEL-dah. Nickname of Griselda (Old German) "dark battle". Name of F. Scott Fitzgerald's glamorous but unstable wife. The similar-sounding Zelde is a Yiddish name meaning "happiness".

Zelda has 3 variant forms: Selda, Zelde and Zellda.

Suggested similar baby names are Kelda, Nelda, Velda, Welda, Zelia, Zelma and Zenda.


Zelda is a very popular first name for females (#1034 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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