Robin Williams named his daughter 'Zelda' based off the Legend

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  1. luke_c
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    Poor girl...
     


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    hahaha
     
  4. Raika

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    I wonder what will happen to "Zelda" at school... [​IMG]
     
  5. Costello

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    these kids go to special (expensive) private schools where nobody gets laughed at [​IMG]
     
  6. EnigmaXtreme

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    Zelda Williams is 20 years old and an actress this is seriously old news and compared to what other actors call their children (Jason Lee from My Name is Earl named is son "Pilot Inspektor" NO JOKE) getting named after a video game character aswell as one of the greatest franchises of all time is actually quite desirable
     
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    Well, it's not too different from Helga, I guess...
     
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    robin williams rules and btw she's actually worth a bang or 2.... man if zelda needs a savior i would gladly be her "link" (ok that was not funny [​IMG] )
     
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  10. Cyan

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    Zelda is actually a real first name in North Africa countries.
    I already seen it at my work (I'm delivering ID card), usually (always?) older than the Nintendo Franchise.
    I think it's not a common name for children anymore.


    I don't know what to think about the girls name specially given from a game reference.
    I think it's not worse than naming your child after a name you read in a book, or heard in a movie. If both parents agree, and it's not extravagant, I think it's ok.


    PS : I already had even more forgotten names, like this young man (25) named "Napoléon", that might be weird at school.
     
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    I doubt that she will get teased in school. Most children don't play LoZ, what with FPS's getting all of the attention. And if they did, they'd know that the name is the best name and they'll be jealous.
     
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    without the "might"!!! if i'd knew that guy i'd probably lmao everytime i see him!!
     
  13. Edgedancer

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    Its a nice name but I cannot help but associate the name with the franchise.
     
  14. zuron7

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    She can always get it changed if she doesn't like it.
     
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    I would name my daughter, Zelda.. [​IMG]

    The way things are going, in 20 years we'll have a lot of Zeldas, Links, Clouds, Kratos and etc..
     
  16. Guild McCommunist

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    Zelda in the Legend of Zelda was actually named after Zelda Fitzgerald, the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. So it's a real name.

    Also, it's better than naming them "Blanket" or some retarded crap like that.
     
  17. Jaems

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    Yeah, this is kinda old news.

    Williams is also a videogame and table-top game enthusiast.
     
  18. Raika

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    Hell, if you want a video game "legend", just name your child Pikachu, and BAM! [​IMG]
     
  19. Cablephish

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    Beats being named Moonbeam.
     
  20. Canonbeat234

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    Well this actually is unique to name a child after a franchise itself. Zelda in this case is a unique name, although, I won't advise naming children after franchises because it can later become annoying when someone question your children about their name and the franchise at the same time.