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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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Boys

How popular is the name "Zelda" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 6 0
1882 6 6 0
1884 7 7 0
1885 6 6 0
1886 8 8 0
1887 5 5 0
1888 11 11 0
1889 13 13 0
1890 14 14 0
1891 16 16 0
1892 15 15 0
1893 25 25 0
1894 25 25 0
1895 28 28 0
1896 31 31 0
1897 27 27 0
1898 38 38 0
1899 35 35 0
1900 46 46 0
1901 43 43 0
1902 38 38 0
1903 45 45 0
1904 68 68 0
1905 76 76 0
1906 64 64 0
1907 67 67 0
1908 86 86 0
1909 62 62 0
1910 86 86 0
1911 117 117 0
1912 134 134 0
1913 155 155 0
1914 159 159 0
1915 230 230 0
1916 258 258 0
1917 240 240 0
1918 250 250 0
1919 225 225 0
1920 208 208 0
1921 280 280 0
1922 252 252 0
1923 226 226 0
1924 250 250 0
1925 251 251 0
1926 231 231 0
1927 237 237 0
1928 232 232 0
1929 208 208 0
1930 225 225 0
1931 175 175 0
1932 202 197 5
1933 160 160 0
1934 189 189 0
1935 161 161 0
1936 124 124 0
1937 147 147 0
1938 145 145 0
1939 127 127 0
1940 128 128 0
1941 106 106 0
1942 106 106 0
1943 118 118 0
1944 111 111 0
1945 88 88 0
1946 122 122 0
1947 97 97 0
1948 108 108 0
1949 90 90 0
1950 101 101 0
1951 88 88 0
1952 96 96 0
1953 107 107 0
1954 107 107 0
1955 120 120 0
1956 141 141 0
1957 127 127 0
1958 131 131 0
1959 143 143 0
1960 136 136 0
1961 168 168 0
1962 178 178 0
1963 171 171 0
1964 133 133 0
1965 109 109 0
1966 117 117 0
1967 106 106 0
1968 95 95 0
1969 53 53 0
1970 67 67 0
1971 40 40 0
1972 39 39 0
1973 30 30 0
1974 29 29 0
1975 27 27 0
1976 17 17 0
1977 26 26 0
1978 19 19 0
1979 12 12 0
1980 18 18 0
1981 16 16 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 18 18 0
1984 12 12 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 12 12 0
1988 17 17 0
1989 19 19 0
1990 18 18 0
1991 22 22 0
1992 14 14 0
1993 14 14 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 14 14 0
1997 7 7 0
1998 15 15 0
1999 19 19 0
2000 31 31 0
2001 22 22 0
2002 24 24 0
2003 29 29 0
2004 30 30 0
2005 40 40 0
2006 49 49 0
2007 53 53 0
2008 54 54 0
2009 59 59 0
2010 69 69 0
2011 81 81 0
2012 139 139 0
2013 182 182 0
2014 212 212 0

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Zelda" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1952. Across the entire United States a total of only 96 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Zelda" mean? The list below shows the origins of Zelda as well as things modernly associated with the name Zelda such as celebrities named Zelda.

German

Origin and Meaning of Zelda

The name "Zelda" is of German origin, and it means "Woman Warrior". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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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Alternative Meanings

Z is for zeal, your zest for life.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

L is for lucky, who is more?

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Adlez". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Edzal". 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.

Past life for Zelda born Oct 6, 1990

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 New Zealand approximately on 375. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Zelda

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