Name: Zelda

Origin and Meaning of the Name Zelda

  • Pronunciation:
    (ZEL dah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Zelda

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    English and Yiddish speaking countries
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    Zelda is a variant spelling of Selda which is of Anglo-Saxon origin (the Hebrew form of Selda is Segula), and a pet form of Griselda. It is also a Yiddish name meaning "luck".

    Zelda is also the name of the princess that has to saved by the main character in the Nintendo game "The Legend of Zelda".

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