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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.


Popularity

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).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Zelda for girls (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zelda name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zelda outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Zelda and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Griselda and Zelda. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Griselda, Zelda in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Kelda, Nelda, Velda, Welda, Zelia, Zelma and Zenda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Zelda.

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