Zelda Name Meaning, Origin and Popularity

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Zelda is a girl name with German origins as well as Its legendary status is far more than only that of the kind-hearted fictional princess, and it is adored by Millennials all over the world. Capable of conjuring nostalgia and enduring fascination, this well-known name is a diminutive of Griselda, which means “grey battle maid,” and has the power to evoke both fondness.

And whereas the folkloric origins of Griselda speak of a patient and dedicated woman, Zelda offers a picture that is more spirit-filled and more in line with keeping its meaning. Feminine strength as exemplified by artists, writers, and influential legacies, established by Zelda Fitzgerald (nicknamed the first American flapper).

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Sibling Name Ideas

Are you trying to find a sibling name for Zelda? Great choices include the following:

  • Charlea
  • Zelmah
  • Emerson
  • Eloysia
  • Zeppelin
  • Fritz
  • Ryker
  • Brooklyn
  • Ella
  • Charles
  • Berrta
  • Griselda
  • Annalise
  • Bruno
  • Zant
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