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Boy Name: Fidel

Name: Fidel
Pronunciation: \f(i)-del\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: faithful
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Videl, Vidal
Variant forms: Fadelio, Fedele, Fidele, Fedelio, Fidal, Fidalio, Fidelio, Fidelis, Fidelix, Fidello, Fidelo, Fido
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 610
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 64131

Description

Fidel \f(i)-del\ as a boy's name is pronounced fee-DEL. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Fidel is "faithful". The Puritans named boys Faithful, but Fidel is the modern form. Fidel Castro, the revolutionary who became president-for-life of Cuba.

Fidel has 12 variant forms: Fadelio, Fedele, Fidele, Fedelio, Fidal, Fidalio, Fidelio, Fidelis, Fidelix, Fidello, Fidelo and Fido.

Baby names that sound like Fidel are Videl and Vidal.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Fidel.

Popularity

Fidel is a somewhat popular first name for men (#610 out of 1220) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#64131 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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