Fidelma - Meaning of Fidelma

What does Fidelma mean?

[ 3 syll. fi-del-ma, fid-e-lma ] The baby girl name Fidelma is pronounced Fih-DEHLMaa- †. Fidelma is of Latin and Celtic origin. It is used mainly in Irish. From Celtic roots, its meaning is 'beauty, forever good'. Fidelma is Anglicized from the Gaelic Feidhelm or Fedelm, which are of obscure meaning. The 5th-century Saint Fidelmia was the daughter of King Laoghaire; together with her sister Ethenia, she was among the first to be converted by Saint Patrick. The name may also be related to the masculine name Phelim, and it has sometimes also been taken as a feminine elaboration of Fidel, possibly combined with the name Mary.

In addition, Fidelma is a form of the Spanish Fidelia.

Fidelma is the feminine equivalent of the Irish Phelim.

Forms of the name include the Irish Fedelm, the Irish Fedelma, and the Irish Feidhelm.

Another variant of Fidelma is the English and Irish contracted form Delma.

See also the related categories, mary, combined (combination), daughter, latin, sister, obscure, irish, celtic, saint, anglicized, and gaelic.

Fidelma is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

A baby name that sounds like Fidelma is the Irish Feidhelm.

† English pronunciation for Fidelma: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

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