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Gender: Male Meaning of Fidel: "faithful" Origin of Fidel: Latin

The name Fidel is a boy's name of Spanish, Latin origin meaning "faithful". Fidel and is often added to lists like Names with Inspirational Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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Famous People Named Fidel

Fidel Alejandro Castro (Ruz), 17th President of Cuba
Fidel Valdez Ramos, 12th President of the Philippines
Fidel LaBarba, American boxer and sportswriter
Fidel Henderson Edwards, Barbadian cricketer

Pop Culture References for the name Fidel

Fidel Best, police officer in BBC's Death in Paradise

Fidel's International Variations

Fedele (Italian) Fidel, Fidelio (Spanish) Fidelis (Latin) Fidèle (French)