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Virtue name meaning "loyal" or "having faith (in God)" that has been in use since the 16th century, initally mostly for boys, later also for girls.In John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress", Faithful is a companion of the protagonist, an allegorical symbol of the martyr who is willing to die for his faith. This is also a character in the novel, "Vanity Fair."