No and no. He's Hylian, and thus have Elf-Ears. In legend it's said Hylians have pointed ears to hear the words of the god, but it's doubtful that's literal. Humans, with rounded ears, are their own race, but they are treated pretty much as just an ethnicity, and in the Downfall timeline they become the majority.
Link is a hero who is always going to reincarnate, and typically the worlds best embodiment of courage, but his soul is that of a normal dude who just really proved himself in an ancient war against demons in the service of the Goddess. >>67812648
Really? I see them usually rip off celts for medieval stuff, and the French for everything else that then gets retrofitted into medieval stuff (usually fashion).