Zelda

Female

Meaning

Battle maid

Origin

German

Pronunciation

/ˈzɛldə/

Traits associated with the name Zelda:

Dogs named Zelda tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and resilient. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Zelda?

That you have an appreciation for classic literature and/or video games. The name Zelda is derived from the title character of the classic novel The Legend of Zelda by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It is also the name of the popular video game series of the same name.

Is Zelda a good dog name?

Zelda has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Zelda isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Zelda is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Zelda was, in the past month, the 510th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Zelda is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Zelda was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Zelda's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Zelda is most adored in Iowa, Washington and New Jersey.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in South Dakota, Arizona and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Zelda.

Most popular breeds named Zelda:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Beagle
  4. Poodle
  5. Dachshund

Zelda is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

This moniker, inspired by a beloved video game princess, exudes charm.

badass dog names
badass

Associations with a legendary video game character, implying adventure, courage, and a touch of magic.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Originating from the 19th century, it's a nod to vintage gaming nostalgia.

gothic dog names
gothic

This name draws inspiration from dark, mysterious elements often associated with medieval architecture and literature.

german dog names
german

Derived from "Griselda", it means "gray battle maid" in German.

Dog names like Zelda:

A movie about an astronomer becomes obsessed with searching for life beyond earth.
Noble
Peace
Ida
Hardworking
Sorrows
Zoe
Life
Zelda dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Chistiano (District of Columbia, United States)
Hi show me Pictures of Zelda
July 30, 2023

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Emily (Illinois, United States)
LOVE IT will go great with my dog Zoey
June 05, 2023

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