Usage East Frisian
Other Forms FormsJelde, Jeldina, Jeldine
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Contributor Contrib.Frollein Gladys on 7/31/2018
Short form of names that contained the Old Frisian name elements jelda "to pay; to return; to yield; to repay; to owe a dept" or gelda/hjeld "money". The name Jelda was most commonly used in the 16th and 17th centuries and finally revived in the 20th century.