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

Fidel Origin and Meaning

The name Fidel is a boy's name of Spanish, Latin origin meaning "faithful".

The association with the Cuban leader Castro is still strong, but he's by no means the only Fidel. This name was in the Top 1000 for over 80 years, from 1919 to 2005. From the late Latin name Fidelis, meaning "faithful", at its heart it has an uplifting meaning.

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Fidel's International Variations

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


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