Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈzɛl.də/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Short form of Griselda. This is the name of a princess in the Legend of Zelda video games, debuting in 1986 and called ゼルダ (Zeruda) in Japanese. According to creator Shigeru Miyamoto she was named after the American socialite Zelda Fitzgerald (1900-1948).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGriselda(Literature) Grizel(Scots) Griselda(Spanish)
Same SpellingZelda 1


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious  


Entry updated June 9, 2023