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Fidelma

What does Fidelma mean?

Fidelma Pronunciation of Fidelma [fi-del-ma] as a girls' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Latin form of Fiedhelm. In Irish legend it is borne by a daughter of Conchobhar mac Ness, a female warrior known for her beauty. Also the name of a princess who was one of Saint Patrick's first converts to Christianity.

Associated with: irish, legend (mythology), warrior, beauty, princess, saint.

Variations

Fidelma has 1 variant: Fedelma.

Affiliated girl names: Delma, Elma and Fidelity.

Creative forms:
(female) Fidelda, Fidelta, ..

(male) Fidelin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fidelma Brenna (F.B.), ..

How popular is Fidelma?

Fidelma is a rare given name for women. Fidelma is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Elma and Delma are the prominent alternative forms of Fidelma (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Fidelma was at its highest during the years 1900-1909 (median #390), but now, versions such as Elma have become somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delma, Elma in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fidelma and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adelma, Anselma, Bidella (see Bedelia), Fadila, Fateema, Fecelia, Fedila, Fenella, Fiala, Fiamma, Fideila, Fidela, Fidele, Fidelia, Fidelina, Fidelita (see Fidelity), Fidella, Fidessa, Fiesta, Fila, Filia, Fima, Finella, Finetta, Finola, Fiorella, Floella, Fredella, Fynella, Helma, Hilma, Selma, Telma, Thelma, Velma, Vilma, Willma, Wilma and Zelma. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fidelma.

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