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Felix meaning and name origin

Felix \f(e)-lix\ as a boy's name is pronounced FEEL-iks. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Felix is "happy, lucky". Biblical: Roman procurator of Judea during Paul's time, a wily politician. The name of three popes and many saints. Feliciano is a Spanish and Italian form. Linked in America with cartoon character Felix the Cat, and Felix Unger from "The Odd Couple". American physicist Felix Bloch.

Felix has 9 variant forms: Fee, Felic, Felice, Feliciano, Felicio, Felike, Feliks, Felizio and Felyx.

Suggested similar baby names are Felim and Fenix.

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Popularity of Felix

Felix is a very popular first name for males (#259 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1031 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Felix name in U.S.
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