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Meaning of Felix

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The name Felix has the following meaning:

One who is happy and prosperous.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Felix is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 384 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Felix rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 14 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 339 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Felix in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Felix is pronounced as fee-lix


Felix originates from the Latin language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Felix and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Felix: Boys - Augustus, Ignatius, Jovan, Martin, Vincent, Girls - Laverna, Luna, Magnolia, Olevia, Palma, Qiana, Rosemary, Both genders - Florence, Sage


Popular Variants for the name Felix: Fee, Felic, Feliciano, Felicio, Felike, Feliks, Felizio, Felyx (Latin)


We think the name Felix should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Felix to be: A perfectionist and intelligent person

In one word, you might describe Felix as a(n) "perfectionist" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Felix (or its variants) are:

Felix Mendelssohn, born on 3 February, a famous composer. Felix Mendelssohn's background: Born in 1809. The German composer was often thought of as one of music's underrated geniuses, he wrote in just about every musical form, but his most famous compositions are possibly the incidental music (including the 'Wedding March') to A Midsummer Night's Dream and Fingal's Cave overture.

Felix Christian Klein, born on 25 April, a famous mathematician. Felix Christian Klein's background: A German mathematician, known for his work in group theory, function theory, non-Euclidean geometry, and on the connections between geometry and group theory.

Félix Sánchez, born on 30 August, a famous athlete. Félix Sánchez's background: A track and field athlete from New York, New York (U.S.).
Fernando (155)
Fabian (268)
Felix (384)
Frederick (436)
Franklin (466)
Francis (501)
Finn (615)
Fidel (922)
Forrest (968)
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