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Felix

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Happy and Prosperous
  • #835 All Time
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How popular is the baby 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 648 10 638
1924 667 5 662
1925 621 0 621
1926 566 7 559
1927 576 13 563
1928 484 15 469
1929 503 6 497
1930 523 7 516
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 464 7 457
1949 502 0 502
1950 501 0 501
1951 543 7 536
1952 546 5 541
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 493 6 487
1968 577 8 569
1969 573 0 573
1970 644 5 639
1971 612 8 604
1972 536 10 526
1973 559 0 559
1974 546 8 538
1975 544 9 535
1976 518 5 513
1977 543 8 535
1978 528 0 528
1979 551 10 541
1980 538 0 538
1981 568 13 555
1982 527 0 527
1983 499 9 490
1984 494 5 489
1985 479 0 479
1986 495 7 488
1987 562 8 554
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 598 5 593
1995 627 5 622
1996 619 7 612
1997 650 5 645
1998 646 9 637
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 890 0 890
2009 926 0 926
2010 946 0 946
2011 1,035 5 1,030
2012 1,053 15 1,038
2013 1,192 13 1,179
2014 1,374 5 1,369
2015 1,386 17 1,369

Want to know about the popularity of the Felix baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 65,989 babies born with the name Felix in the United States. That's more than enough Felixes 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 1,369 babies. (That's a lot of baby Felixes)

According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Felix" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 33 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1915. Across the entire United States a total of 583 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Felix

Felix And Meira
Felix Baumgartner
Felix Jaehn
Felix Kjellberg
Felix The Cat
Felix Verdejo
Felix Hernandez
Felix Jones
Felix Salmon
Felix Trinidad

Alternative Meanings

F is for favorite, everyone's best friend.

E is for elegant, born within you.

L is for life, that you live so well.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

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 31, 1937

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 Cyprus approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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