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Felix

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Happy and Prosperous
  • #832 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Felix" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 92 0 92
1881 72 0 72
1882 91 0 91
1883 68 0 68
1884 102 0 102
1885 80 0 80
1886 92 0 92
1887 82 0 82
1888 101 0 101
1889 83 0 83
1890 72 0 72
1891 86 0 86
1892 96 0 96
1893 86 0 86
1894 78 0 78
1895 109 0 109
1896 83 0 83
1897 97 0 97
1898 103 0 103
1899 93 0 93
1900 123 0 123
1901 70 0 70
1902 114 0 114
1903 93 0 93
1904 103 0 103
1905 115 0 115
1906 112 0 112
1907 112 0 112
1908 118 0 118
1909 148 0 148
1910 161 0 161
1911 173 0 173
1912 300 0 300
1913 362 0 362
1914 526 0 526
1915 583 0 583
1916 691 0 691
1917 669 8 661
1918 746 0 746
1919 725 0 725
1920 676 8 668
1921 676 10 666
1922 664 8 656
1923 647 10 637
1924 667 5 662
1925 621 0 621
1926 568 7 561
1927 576 13 563
1928 483 15 468
1929 503 6 497
1930 522 7 515
1931 489 9 480
1932 442 5 437
1933 416 8 408
1934 393 6 387
1935 394 5 389
1936 404 9 395
1937 404 7 397
1938 400 7 393
1939 398 0 398
1940 399 9 390
1941 389 6 383
1942 400 0 400
1943 417 0 417
1944 421 0 421
1945 412 8 404
1946 448 0 448
1947 495 5 490
1948 463 7 456
1949 503 0 503
1950 500 0 500
1951 543 7 536
1952 547 5 542
1953 574 6 568
1954 563 0 563
1955 561 5 556
1956 595 5 590
1957 658 11 647
1958 629 5 624
1959 635 7 628
1960 662 8 654
1961 587 0 587
1962 589 6 583
1963 622 9 613
1964 572 5 567
1965 593 0 593
1966 532 6 526
1967 492 6 486
1968 578 8 570
1969 573 0 573
1970 644 5 639
1971 613 8 605
1972 536 10 526
1973 559 0 559
1974 546 8 538
1975 545 9 536
1976 518 5 513
1977 542 8 534
1978 528 0 528
1979 551 10 541
1980 538 0 538
1981 568 13 555
1982 527 0 527
1983 498 9 489
1984 495 5 490
1985 477 0 477
1986 495 7 488
1987 560 8 552
1988 570 0 570
1989 615 5 610
1990 635 0 635
1991 587 6 581
1992 703 14 689
1993 615 8 607
1994 597 5 592
1995 628 5 623
1996 619 7 612
1997 650 5 645
1998 645 9 636
1999 673 9 664
2000 696 0 696
2001 695 11 684
2002 667 6 661
2003 702 12 690
2004 691 0 691
2005 775 7 768
2006 765 5 760
2007 809 0 809
2008 889 0 889
2009 926 0 926
2010 946 0 946
2011 1,035 5 1,030
2012 1,052 15 1,037
2013 1,190 13 1,177
2014 1,368 5 1,363

Want to know about the populiarty of Felix? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 64,588 babies born with the name Felix in the United States. That's more than enough Felixs to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 92 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Felix" was in 2014 with a total of 1,363 babies. (That's a lot of baby Felixs)

According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Felix" ranks #85 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 8 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1917. Across the entire United States a total of 669 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Felix popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Felix" mean? The list below shows the origins of Felix as well as things modernly associated with the name Felix such as celebrities named Felix.

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Felix

The name "Felix" is of Latin origin, and it means "Happy and Prosperous". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Felix Mendelssohn

Felix was born in 1809.

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F. Gary Gray

F. Gary Gray is a film director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1989 to present. F. was born in 1970 as Felix Gary Gray in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Félix Vallotton

Félix was born in 1865.

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Felix Potvin

Felix Potvin is an ice hockey player. Felix was born in 1971 in Anjou, QC, CAN.

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Felix Wong

Felix Wong is an actor and singer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to present. Felix was born in 1961 in Hong Kong.

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Alternative Meanings

F is for future, always looking ahead.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

X is for Xanadu, your place of paradise.

Your name in reverse order is "Xilef". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lxefi". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Felix born Mar 11, 1953

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Name poster for Felix

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