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What does Felis mean?

Felis Pronunciation of Felis [fe-lis] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the name Felis means "lucky, fortunate, happy". Felis is a version of Felicia (Latin): feminine of Felix.

Associated with: lucky (blessed), happy (joy).


Felis has 6 variants: Faleece, Felice, Felise, Feliss, Feliz and Felysse.

7 more related forms via Felicia: Falisha, Felicie, Felisa, Felisha, Felita, Feliza and Filisha.

Creative forms:
(female) Felin, Frelis, ..

(male) Fecis, Felin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Felis Rosalie (F.R.), ..

How popular is Felis?

Felis is an unusual first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#87729 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Felisha, Felita, Felisa, Felicie, Felicia and Felice are the prominent variation forms of Felis (not ranked). Usage of these relations of Felis was common 25 years ago (adoption of 0.1%), but now, the version Felicia has become somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Felis is pronounced similarly to Filis, Fillis, Fillys, Fyllis, Philis and Phylis. Other suggested similar names are Adelis, Ailis, Alis, Allis, Delis, Dellis, Dylis, Eilis, Elis, Ellis, Fei, Felina, Felipa, Femia, Femie, Fenia, Fenix, Filia, Flip, Lenis, Lexis, Meris, Neris, Temis and Vedis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Felis.

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