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Gender: F Origin of Zelie: French short form of Azalea, Zelia, or Solene

There are many conflicting theories about the origins of the cute, popular French name Zelie. The one certainty is that Zelie is rising through the ranks in France but is nearly unknown -- though eminently usable -- in the English-speaking world.

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Famous People Named Zelie

Blessed Marie-Azelie "Zelie" Martin, French laywoman and the mother of Saint Therese de Lisieux
Zelie de Lussan, American mezzo-soprano, debuting at the Met in 1894 in front of Queen Victoria

Pop Culture References for the Name Zelie

Zelie, baby in the French film "Comme les autres"
Zelie, illustrated children's comic book series in France
A form of Solene and latinized form of Zelia; Saint Solene is called Zelie in some texts from the 15th century
Zelie St. Pierre, from Villette by Charlotte Bronte

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