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Zelda 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.
Baby names that sound like Zelda are Celida and Zlata.
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Popularity of Zelda
Zelda is a very popular first name for women (#1034 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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