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What does Felice mean?

Felice Pronunciation of Felice [fe-lice] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Felice) is pronounced fe-LEE-tchay, fe-LEESS. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Felice is "lucky, fortunate, happy". Italian or French form of Felicia.

Associated with: happy (joy).


15 different relations via Felicia: Faleece, Falicia, Felicie, Felicite, Felicity, Felis, Felisa, Felise, Felisha, Feliss, Felita, Feliz, Feliza, Felysse and Filicia.

Creative forms:
(female) Falice, Feline, ..

(male) Felife, Feligo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Felice Vivianne (F.V.), ..

How popular is Felice?

Felice is a very popular first name for women (#1994 out of 4276, Top 47%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#9690 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Felice was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #1158 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Felice name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Felice outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Felicity (#360 the previous year), Felisha, Felita, Felisa, Felicie and Felicia are the prominent varying forms of Felice ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Felice were favored as birth names in 1990 (average #1556) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1765, down 67%), with the form Felicia going out of style. Felicia has generally been a favorite of parents, though Felicity is currently higher in the list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Felice, Felicia, Felicie, Felicity, Felisa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Felisha, Felita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Felicia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Felice is alike in pronunciation to Filis. Other suggested similar names are Adelice, Alice, Allice, Celie, Celine, Cerice, Delice, Delie, Deline, Delise, Denice, Elice, Ellice, Faline, Feike, Felina, Felipa, Felmine, Femie, Feyline, Flick, Flicka, Jenice, Lenice, Letice, Meline, Melise, Nerice, Selie, Seline, Venice, Zelie and Zeline. These names tend to be less frequently used than Felice.

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