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Fidelitym & fEnglish (Puritan) From the English word fidelity, ultimately from the Latin word fidelis, a derivative of fidere "to trust". This is one of the virtue names coined by the Puritans in the 17th century.
FidesfCroatian, Polish From Latin fidēs "faith, belief". The name was perhaps originally given in reference to the early French saint Faith of Agen/Conques (martyred 287, 290, or 303), who is known as Sāncta Fidēs in Latin; her feast day is October 6.
FievelmPopular Culture Variant spelling of Feivel, as seen in the animated film "An American Tail." It doesn't seem to be an existing spelling (as in, seen on human beings), so it is likely that Fievel is actually a more phonetical spelling of Feivel: the creators of the film must have thought that Fievel would be easier to pronounce for American audiences than Feivel.
FifinellafEnglish (Modern, Rare), Literature Fifinella is a rare English name for girls. Literary uses include the title figure in a children's christmas play by Barry Jackson and Basil Dean, and the use a a generic term for a female gremlin in Roald Dahl's The Gremlins.... [more]
Figm & fEnglish, Literature Fig is the name of Hannah's cousin in Curtis Sittenfield's 'The Man of My Dreams'.... [more]
FilippakismGreek Modern Greek diminutive of Filippos, as it contains the modern Greek diminutive suffix -άκης (-akis). This name is typically only used informally, meaning: it does not appear on birth certificates.
FilosofmRussian (Archaic) Russian form of Philosophus. This name was borne by the Russian archpriest and hieromartyr Filosof Ornatskiy (1860-1918), whose feast day is on June 13 (which was May 31 in the old Russian calendar).
FiloumenosmGreek Modern Greek form of Philoumenos. A notable bearer of this name is the Greek Cypriot saint Filoumenos of Jacob's Well (1913-1979), whose birth name was Sofoklis Chasapis (also written as Hasapis)... [more]
FimmilenafGermanic Mythology Fimmilena was a goddes known from inscriptions in Northern England. Her functions are unclear; there have, however, been efforts to link her name to the Fimelthing, a kind of court held in early medieval times.
FindabhairfIrish, Irish Mythology Popularly claimed to be an Irish cognate of Gwenhwyfar (see Guinevere), it may actually mean "fair-browed" from Old Irish find "white, fair" and abair "a brow" (or "eyelash")... [more]
FinduilasfLiterature A character in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Finduilas was the wife of Denethor (Steward of Gondor) and the mother of Boromir and Faramir. The name comes from the Sindarin (Grey-elven) language and means "leaf-flow hair," from the elements "fin" (hair), "dui" (flow), and "las" (leaf).... [more]
FindusmLiterature, German (Modern, Rare), Swedish (Modern, Rare) Findus is a tomcat in the children's book series 'Pettson and Findus' by the Swedish writer and illustrator Sven Nordqvist. The cat is named after a cardbox with the printing "Findus green peas". Findus is a trademark by Nestlé for frozen food and the name is derived from Swedish fruktindustri "fruit industry".
FíneamhainfMedieval Irish Probably derived from Middle Irish fínemain which meant "vine" or "vineyard", a derivative of Latin vindemia (making it a cognate of the English vocabulary word vintage). This name was recorded in three instances in 14th- and 15th-century Irish annals.
FinettefLiterature Possibly a diminutive of Joséphine. Finette Cendron is a French fairy tale by Madame d'Aulnoy, which takes its name from L'Adroite Princesse ou les aventures de Finette by Marie-Jeanne L'Héritier de Villandon.
FinismAmerican (South) Means "end" in Latin. This was the middle name of Jefferson Davis (1808-1889), leader of the Confederacy during the American Civil War, who was the last of his parents' ten children. It was first used as a given name in his honour, in the American South.
FinlandmEnglish In reference to the country of Finland. The first known written appearance of the name Finland is thought to be on three rune-stones. Two were found in the Swedish province of Uppland and have the inscription finlonti... [more]
FinneyfIcelandic Combination of the Old Norse name elements finnr "a Finn; a Lapp" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
FinnfríðimFaroese Faroese name combination of finnr 'Finn, Lapp' and friðr 'love, peace'.
FinnfríðurfIcelandic Icelandic name with the combination of finnr "Finn, Lapp" and fríðr "beautiful".
FinnickmLiterature, Popular Culture Created by author Suzanne Collins for a character in her 'Hunger Games' series of books, where it belongs to a victor and rebel from District 4. She may have derived it from the slang word finicky meaning "demanding", or perhaps it was intended to be a diminutive of Finn (compare Finnegan).... [more]