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Fasilidas - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Fasilidas
F-A-S-I-L-I-D-A-S, is a 9-letter male given name.
Meaning of Fasilidas
Historic king of ethiopia.
Origin of Fasilidas
The name 'Fasilidas' finds its roots in the Amharic language, which is the official language of Ethiopia. Amharic names often have deep cultural and historical significance.
Ethiopian Names
Popularity of Fasilidas
The popularity of the name 'Fasilidas' is relatively low, both within Ethiopia and globally. It is considered a unique and uncommon name choice.
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Etymology of Fasilidas

The name 'Fasilidas' is derived from the combination of two Amharic words: 'fasil' and 'das'. 'Fasil' means 'to be known' or 'to be famous', while 'das' means 'to be revealed' or 'to be shown'. Therefore, the name 'Fasilidas' can be interpreted as 'one who is known and revealed' or 'one who becomes famous'.

Cultural Significance of Fasilidas

In Ethiopian culture, names often carry deep cultural and historical significance. The name 'Fasilidas' is associated with Emperor Fasilidas, who ruled Ethiopia during the 17th century. Emperor Fasilidas is known for his architectural achievements, including the construction of the famous Fasil Ghebbi fortress in Gondar. The name 'Fasilidas' is seen as a tribute to the emperor's legacy and the cultural heritage of Ethiopia.