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12k
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since 1880

Zelda

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Woman Warrior
  • #2165 All Time
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How popular is the name "Zelda" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1880660
1882660
1884770
1885660
1886880
1887550
188811110
188913130
189014140
189116160
189215150
189325250
189425250
189528280
189631310
189727270
189838380
189935350
190046460
190143430
190238380
190345450
190468680
190576760
190664640
190767670
190886860
190962620
191086860
19111171170
19121341340
19131551550
19141591590
19152302300
19162582580
19172402400
19182502500
19192252250
19202082080
19212802800
19222522520
19232262260
19242502500
19252512510
19262312310
19272372370
19282322320
19292082080
19302252250
19311751750
19322021975
19331601600
19341891890
19351611610
19361241240
19371471470
19381451450
19391271270
19401281280
19411061060
19421061060
19431181180
19441111110
194588880
19461221220
194797970
19481081080
194990900
19501011010
195188880
195296960
19531071070
19541071070
19551201200
19561411410
19571271270
19581311310
19591431430
19601361360
19611681680
19621781780
19631711710
19641331330
19651091090
19661171170
19671061060
196895950
196953530
197067670
197140400
197239390
197330300
197429290
197527270
197617170
197726260
197819190
197912120
198018180
198116160
198212120
198318180
198412120
198513130
198616160
198712120
198817170
198919190
199018180
199122220
199214140
199314140
199416160
1995550
199614140
1997770
199815150
199919190
200031310
200122220
200224240
200329290
200430300
200540400
200649490
200753530
200854540
200959590
201069690
201181810
20121391390
20131821820
20142122120

Want to know about the populiarty of Zelda? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,973 babies born with the name Zelda in the United States. That's more than enough Zeldas to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Zelda" was in 1921 with a total of 280 babies.

According to the 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Zelda" is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1959. Across the entire United States a total of only 143 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Zelda" mean?

Zelda (German): Woman Warrior

The name "Zelda" is of German origin and it means "Woman Warrior". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

E is for endear, all those you touch.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Adlez". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aezld". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Zelda popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Zelda in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Zelda

Zelda Williams

Zelda Williams is an actress. Zelda was born in 1989 as Zelda Rae Williams in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Zelda Fitzgerald

Zelda Fitzgerald is a novelist, short story writer, poet, and dancer. Zelda was born in 1900 as Zelda Sayre in Montgomery, Alabama, United States.

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Past life for Zelda born Feb 7, 1989

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Name poster for Zelda

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