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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Vidal, Gore Vidal, Eugene Luther Vidalnoun

    United States writer (born in 1925)


  1. vidal

    Vidal can refer to multiple things based on context. 1) It is a popular Spanish surname, which is of Catalan origin, meaning "life". Some notable people with the surname include Alain Vidal, a French sprint canoer, or Arturo Vidal, a Chilean professional footballer. 2) In the context of viticulture, Vidal is a white hybrid grape variety produced from the Vitis vinifera and another grape variety. It is particularly used in making ice wines, especially in Canada. 3) Vidal could also refer to Gore Vidal, an American writer known for his essays, novels, screenplays, and Broadway plays. 4) Additionally, it could refer to Vidal Sassoon, a British-American hairstylist, businessman, and philanthropist. 5) In healthcare, Vidal may refer to Vidal Health, a leading healthcare service provider in India. 6) Vidal might also refer to a character in a movie, story, or play. The specific meaning of Vidal would generally be understood through the context in which it is used.


  1. Vidal

    Vidal, California is a small unincorporated community located in southeastern California, in San Bernardino County on U.S. Route 95, 38 miles north of Blythe, California and 55 miles south of Needles. The town is 22 miles west of the townsite of Earp, California and 23 miles west of Parker, Arizona on State Highway 62. The town is 97 miles south of Essex, California. The community, which is two miles north of the Riverside County line, lies at an elevation of 812 feet above sea level. Vidal is 221 miles from the city of San Bernardino, making it the second farthest town in the county from the county seat behind Earp. Wyatt Earp spent the last winters of his life in Vidal, working claims of gold and copper he found nearby; the aforementioned townsite of Earp is located in and around those claims. During the late 1960s, Vidal was home to Solar Lodge, a secret society located four miles south of the town center. The Lodge owned all of the businesses in the town during their time there, but left the area after several members were arrested for child abuse, in a case that became famous as "The Boy in the Box".

Editors Contribution

  1. Vidal

    A thing or person that has or gives life.

    Ese lugar es un vidal.

    Etymology: From vida -- life.

    Submitted by anonymous on October 16, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. VIDAL

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Vidal is ranked #1933 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Vidal surname appeared 18,677 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 6 would have the surname Vidal.

    78.6% or 14,689 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    13.4% or 2,503 total occurrences were White.
    4.2% or 784 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.8% or 530 total occurrences were Black.
    0.7% or 142 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.1% or 26 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vidal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vidal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Vidal in a Sentence

  1. Vidal Garay:

    He struggled to even drink his medication. He couldn't eat. We had no appetite, i would force Vidal Garay to try and eat spoonfuls of soup and tried to force my dad to eat it too.

  2. Amora Vidal:

    The baby's paternal grandmother, Amora Vidal, told the Daily News Amora was just learning to crawl. She was my love, she was my first grandbaby. It just hurts so much. I still ca n’t believe it.

  3. Ana Montes:

    Macri is going to do good things, just as we saw in the provincial election with Vidal. That was a sign of hope.

  4. Carlos Perez-Bouzada:

    Unfortunately, every time there is a case of illegal fishing, it's linked to Vidal Armadores.

  5. Jimena Blanco:

    With her middle-class roots Vidal acts as counterweight to Macri, whom Scioli's Front for Victory party often portrays as a neo-liberal born into money and privilege.

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