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Fidelia

Heartfi-DAY-lee-ah
Latin
"faithful"

Fidelia Origin and Meaning

The name Fidelia is girl's name meaning "faithful".
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 BridgesAmerican artist
  • Fidelia Ann Hoscott Smith FieldingAmerican Mohegan language educator, last native speaker of the Mohegan Pequot language
  • Ana Fidelia Quirot (Moré) Cuban Olympic runner
  • Fidelia FiskeAmerican Congregationalist missionary

Fidelia in Pop Culture

  • Fidelia (Faith)character in Spenser's The Faerie Queene, sister of Speranza (Hope) and Charissa (Charity)
  • Fideliacharacter in William Wycherley's "The Plain Dealer"
  • Fideliacharacter in opera "Edgar" by Giacomo Puccini
  • Fidelia Lennoxmain character in "How Fidelia Went to the Store" by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
  • Magister Fidelia Lapointecharacter in the webcomic "Never Satisfied" by Taylor Robin
  • Spanishfeminine form of Fidel (see also Fidelio)
  • Nickname: Fideline
  • Fidaleawife of Byzas and daughter of Thracian king Varvizos (or Varvisios) in Greek mythology