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Gender: F Pronunciation: fi-DAY-lee-ah Meaning of Fidelia: "faithful" Origin of Fidelia: Latin

Fidelia stems from the Latin word Fides, meaning faith. It has the some root as the English word fidelity. Fidelia gained popularity in the mid-19th Century after Beethoven's opera "Fidelio" gave this name cultural and virtuous significance.

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Famous People Named Fidelia

Fidelia Bridges, American artist

Pop Culture References for the name Fidelia

Spanish, feminine form of Fidel (see also Fidelio)
Nickname: Fideline
Fidelia, character in Spenser's epic poem The Faerie Queene (1590)
Fidelia, heiress in disguise (as Manly's page) in Wycherley's 1677 comedy The Plain Dealer