Fidel

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11k
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since 1880
Last Name
658
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Fidel mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Fidel

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F is for fabulous, yes the fabulous you!

I is for impartial, a great arbiter

D is for dandy, a description of you!

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Notable Persons Named Fidel

Fidel Castro is a First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, 17th President of Cuba, First Secretaryof theCentral Committeeof theCommunist Party of Cuba, President of the Council of Ministers of Cuba, 16th Prime Minister of Cuba, 7th . Fidel was born on August 13th, 1926 in Birán.

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Fidel was born in 1951. He passed away in 1994.

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Fidel V. Ramos is a soldier and civil engineering. Their most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 1998. Their military service ended in 1988. Fidel was born on March 18th, 1928 in Lingayen, Pangasinan.

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Fidel was born on April 24th, 1975 in Mexico. Fidel is also known as Lorenzo Maes, Fernando Ramos, Fidel Bahena, Fidel Urbina Aguirre, Lorenzo Fidel, Lorenzo M. Maes, Marcos Antonio, Victor Urbina, and "Tonorio".

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Fidel Martinez is a soccer player for the Club Universidad Nacional, Independiente del Valle, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, Deportivo Quito, Club Tijuana, Club Universidad de Guadalajara, Ecuador national under-20 football team, and Ecuador national football team. Fidel was born on February 15th, 1990 in Sucumbíos Province. Fidel is also known as Neymar Ecuatoriano.

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Fidel Escobar is a soccer player for the Sporting San Miguelito, San Francisco F.C., Panama national under-20 football team, and Panama national football team. Fidel was born on January 9th, 1995 in Panama.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Fidel

Fidel is a soccer player for the Córdoba CF, Recreativo de Huelva, Recreativo de Huelva B, and Elche CF. Fidel was born on October 27th, 1989 in La Dehesa de Ríotinto, Spain. Fidel is also known as Fidel.

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Joseph A. Fidel was a Member of the New Mexico Senate for the 30th district and Member of theNew Mexico Senatefor the 30th district. Joseph was born on October 14th, 1923 in Bibo, New Mexico, United States. He left this life on May 13th, 2015.

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How popular is the baby name Fidel in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1892 8 0 8
1893 7 0 7
1895 5 0 5
1898 5 0 5
1899 7 0 7
1902 5 0 5
1905 6 0 6
1906 6 0 6
1907 8 0 8
1908 6 0 6
1909 6 0 6
1910 8 0 8
1911 18 0 18
1912 14 0 14
1913 13 0 13
1914 27 0 27
1915 28 0 28
1916 39 0 39
1917 37 0 37
1918 45 0 45
1919 65 0 65
1920 55 0 55
1921 50 0 50
1922 69 0 69
1923 78 0 78
1924 72 0 72
1925 56 0 56
1926 66 0 66
1927 66 0 66
1928 76 0 76
1929 86 0 86
1930 80 0 80
1931 73 0 73
1932 48 0 48
1933 58 0 58
1934 65 0 65
1935 60 0 60
1936 49 0 49
1937 63 0 63
1938 64 0 64
1939 62 0 62
1940 55 0 55
1941 67 0 67
1942 71 0 71
1943 74 0 74
1944 85 0 85
1945 66 0 66
1946 75 0 75
1947 75 0 75
1948 81 0 81
1949 88 0 88
1950 76 0 76
1951 90 0 90
1952 85 0 85
1953 84 0 84
1954 80 0 80
1955 72 0 72
1956 77 0 77
1957 85 0 85
1958 75 0 75
1959 149 0 149
1960 109 0 109
1961 116 0 116
1962 83 0 83
1963 75 0 75
1964 75 0 75
1965 91 0 91
1966 90 0 90
1967 76 0 76
1968 67 0 67
1969 82 0 82
1970 95 0 95
1971 103 0 103
1972 80 0 80
1973 95 0 95
1974 78 0 78
1975 112 0 112
1976 111 0 111
1977 109 0 109
1978 116 0 116
1979 132 0 132
1980 110 0 110
1981 152 0 152
1982 110 0 110
1983 109 0 109
1984 111 0 111
1985 126 0 126
1986 138 0 138
1987 134 0 134
1988 150 0 150
1989 172 0 172
1990 159 0 159
1991 170 0 170
1992 158 0 158
1993 176 0 176
1994 180 0 180
1995 190 0 190
1996 176 0 176
1997 181 0 181
1998 163 0 163
1999 162 0 162
2000 178 0 178
2001 195 0 195
2002 179 0 179
2003 168 0 168
2004 165 0 165
2005 179 0 179
2006 155 0 155
2007 176 0 176
2008 141 0 141
2009 137 0 137
2010 110 0 110
2011 122 0 122
2012 99 0 99
2013 97 0 97
2014 90 0 90
2015 96 0 96
2016 92 0 92
2017 87 0 87
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Fidel

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Fidel as a first name

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Popularity of Fidel as a last name

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Common last names for Fidel

  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Perez
  • Rodriguez
  • Hernandez
  • Lopez
  • Sanchez
  • Flores
  • Gonzales
  • Ramirez
  • Rivera
  • Ramos
  • Reyes
  • Chavez
  • Gutierrez

Common first names for Fidel

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fidel U.S.
  White 53.80% 64.26%
  African American 8.51% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 15.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.28% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 19.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fidel

People with the last name Fidel are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Fidel

  • How Popular is the name Fidel? Fidel is the 2,396th most popular name of all time. As a last name Fidel was the 34,427th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Fidel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,657 babies born with the first name Fidel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Fidel to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Fidel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Fidel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Fidel is Tuesday, May 24th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Fidel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Fidel was in 2001 with a total of 195 babies.
  • Random Fidel Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Fidel ranks 90th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 8 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Fidel: Your name in reverse order is Ledif. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Idfle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fidel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 658 people with the last name Fidel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fidel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Fidel as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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