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Zelda name meaning

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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zelda mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Zelda

User Submitted Origins

German
44%
Fiction
33%
Jewish
11%
Russian
8%
Japanese
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Zelda is of English origin and means "Happiness".
  2. A user from Australia says the name Zelda is of German origin and means "'Gray fighting maid', 'Grey battle, or an intense battle', 'Woman Warrior'".
  3. A user from Kentucky, U.S. says the name Zelda is of Greek origin and means "Cherish one".
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Wiktionary

Shortened from Griselda.

  1. A female given name from the Germanic languages
  2. (video games) Shortened form of The Legend of Zelda

Zelda was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Zelda

Notable Persons Named Zelda

Zelda Fitzgerald

Zelda Fitzgerald was a modernism writer. She has had major accomplishments since 1920. Zelda was given the name Zelda Sayre on July 24th, 1900 in United States. She breathed her last breath on March 10th, 1948.

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Zelda Williams

Zelda Williams is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Zelda was given the name Zelda Rae Williams by her parents Robin Williams and Marsha Garces Williams on July 31st, 1989 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Zelda Rubinstein

Zelda Rubinstein was an actress. She was most active from 1980 to 2010. Zelda was given the name Zelda May Rubinstein on May 28th, 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. Zelda is also known as Zelda Rubenstein. She left this life on January 27th, 2010.

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Zelda Harris

Zelda Harris is an actress and actor. She was most active from 1991 to present. Zelda was born on February 17th, 1985 in New York City.

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Zelda Spellman

Zelda Spellman is a comics, tv, teacher, and witchcraft. Zelda is also known as TV, Zerelda P. Spellman, and Zerelda P. Spellman (sitcom; full name).

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Zelda Wynn Valdes

Zelda was born on June 28th, 1905. She died on September 26th, 2001.

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Fun Facts about the name Zelda

  • How Popular is the name Zelda? Zelda is the 2,112th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zelda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,175 babies born with the first name Zelda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zelda to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zelda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zelda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zelda is Tuesday, July 30th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Zelda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zelda was in 2017 with a total of 456 babies.
  • Random Zelda Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zelda is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 1910.
  • Weird things about the name Zelda: The name spelled backwards is Adlez. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ldaez. How do you pronounce that?
  • Zelda name meaning

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