Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Possibly a feminine form of Feidlimid. This name is borne by several women in Irish legend including Fedelm Noíchrothach, a daughter of Conchobar the king of Ulster. It was also the name of a few early saints.

Related Names

VariantsFeidelm, Feidhelm(Irish Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesFidelma, Fedelma(Irish)


Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from
Entry updated January 21, 2022