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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #2165 most popular

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 zeal, your zest for life.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for luster, your shine.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

A is for activities, for you have many.

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

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


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 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Zelda" is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 22 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1913. Across the entire United States a total of only 155 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 south? 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.


Zelda Fitzgerald

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


Past life for Zelda born Apr 8, 1970

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 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

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.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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