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Felix Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

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".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 267 in baby name popularity for boys with 1363 occurrences.  It ranked 17251 in popular baby names for girls with 5 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.


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Related Names

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

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Felix Mendelssohn, Felix Hoffman.

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.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.