"Zelda" from "Legend Of Zelda" is named after Zelda Fitzgerald, wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald

Creator Shigeru Miyamoto has stated that her name was inspired by the name of Zelda Fitzgerald, the wife of American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald.[4] Ben Reeves of Game Informer explained that the "name Zelda (alternately Selda or Segula) might not be used much anymore, but this old Yiddish name means "blessed, happy, or lucky."[5] @Curionic