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Felix Meaning


What does Felix mean?

The name Felix is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Felix is "happy, lucky, prosperous".

It is also of English and French origin, where its meaning is "lucky".

Felix is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Fe-lix.

The Given Name Felix

Felix is good for parents who want a name that is valiant and simple.

A wonderfully classic name.

Felix has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Felix Bloch, and Felix Faure.

Felix Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 247 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,502 occurrences. It ranked 12,036 in baby name popularity for girls with 8 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 263 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,374 occurrences. It ranked 7,046 in baby name popularity for girls with 17 occurrences.

View the Felix Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Felix has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Felix to other names.

Felix Related Names

The names Feel, Felcia, Felice, Felicia, Felicjan, Feliks, Felis, Felyse, Peli are all forms of Felix.

Famous Felixs

  • Felix ~ 4 hurricanes, Saint, Pope (1440-1449), Biblical Character (Acts 24:25)
  • Felix Bloch ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1952
  • Felix Faure ~ French President (1895-1899)
  • Felix Gaillard ~ French Prime Minister (1957-1958)
  • Felix I ~ Pope (269-274), Saint
  • Felix II ~ Pope (355-365)
  • Felix III ~ Saint, Pope (483-492)
  • Felix IV ~ Pope (526-530), Saint
  • Felix Mendelssohn ~ Classical Musician
  • Felix Neureuther ~ Skier
  • Felix of Bologna ~ Saint
  • Felix of Bourges ~ Saint
  • Felix of Brescia ~ Saint
  • Felix of Como ~ Saint
  • Felix of Fritzlar ~ Saint
  • Felix of Nantes ~ Saint
  • Felix of Nola ~ Saint
  • Felix of Rhuys ~ Saint
  • Felix of Spoleto ~ Saint
  • Felix of Thibiuca ~ Saint
  • Felix of Valois ~ Saint

Felix Numerology

What will your new littleFelix be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Felix are often willing and level-headed but most of all they are read more >>

Felix Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Felix in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Felix.

Just for fun, see the name Felix in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Felix in Nautical Flags page.