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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.


Variations

Felicity has 4 variants: Felicita, Felicitas, Felicite and Flick.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Alegra, Happy and Felicia.

Felicity has 1 masculine form: Felix.


Popularity

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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Felicity name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Felicity and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Felicity (#497 a year ago) are Felicita and Felicia. Adoption of this girl name reached its highest in the year 1999 and has become much less since, with the versions Felicita and Felicia becoming less trendy. Felicity (#497) is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Felicia, Felicita, Felicity in U.S.

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

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