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What does Felicia mean?

Felicia Pronunciation of Felicia [fe-li-cia] as a girls' name is pronounced feh-LEE-shah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Felicia is "lucky, fortunate, happy". Feminine of Felix, of medieval origin. Actress Phylicia Rashad.

Associated with: happy (joy), medieval.


Felicia has 30 variants: Falecia, Faleece, Falicia, Falisha, Falishia, Felice, Feliciana, Felicidad, Felicie, Felicienne, Feliciona, Felicite, Felicity, Felis, Felisa, Felise, Felisha, Feliss, Felita, Feliz, Feliza, Felysse, Filicia, Filisha, Phalicia, Phalisha, Phelicia, Phylicia, Phyllicia and Phyllisha.

Affiliated girl names: Lecia, Licia and Melisha.

1 more alternative form via Phylicia: Philicia.

Creative forms:
(female) Felidia, Felinia, ..


Middle name pairings:
Felicia Ayanna (F.A.), ..

How popular is Felicia?

Felicia is a very popular first name for females (#283 out of 4276, Top 7%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#62577 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Felicia reached its top position of #121 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Felicity (#360 in 2015), Felita, Lecia, Phylicia, Felisha, Felisa, Felicie and Felice are the prominent varying forms of Felicia rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Felicia reached its highest 3 decades ago (median #1520) and is now much less (#1817, 68.8%), with the form Felicia becoming somewhat dated. Felicity is the most contemporarily stylish baby name among these.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adelicia, Alicia, Allicia, Belicia, Benicia, Celicia, Cericia, Cilicia, Dalicia, Delicia, Elicia, Felicita, Felicitas, Felina, Felipa, Felipina, Fericka (see Farica), Flick, Flicka, Gelilia, Jalicia, Keicia, Leticia, Malicia, Melicia, Melitia, Mellicia, Salicia, Talicia, Tenicia and Venicia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Felicia.

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