Given Name FIDEL

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Spanish
PRONOUNCED: fee-DHEL  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Late Latin name Fidelis which meant "faithful". A famous bearer was revolutionary leader Fidel Castro (1926-2016), the former president of Cuba.
FEMININE FORMS: Fidela, Fidelia
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Fedele (Italian), Fidelis (Late Roman)


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Entry updated July 2, 2017