What does Felicity mean?
Felicity \f(e)-lici-ty, fel(i)-city\ as a girls' name is pronounced fa-LISS-a-tee. It is of Old French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Felicity is "lucky". From "felicitas" (see Felix). A virtue name first used in the 17th century. It is also the English form of the Late Latin personal name Felicitas, which was the name of several early saints. Flick is the pet form.
Felicity has 1 masculine form: Felix.
Felicity is an unusual given name for women. Felicity is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Felicity for girls. Felicity entered the list in 1998 and reached its peak position of #390 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is presently at #497. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Felicity and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Felicity (#497 a year ago) rated in the Top 1000 are Felicita and Felicia. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest in 1999 (usage of 0.3977%) and has become much less since (usage 0.1677%, down 57.8%), with the versions Felicia and Felicita becoming less trendy. Felicity (#497) is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)