Felicia

First Name
91k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
323
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Felicia

"Felicia" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "Happiness". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Genus of tropical African herbs or subshrubs with usually blue flowers
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  1. A female given name, feminine form of Felix.

Felicia was also found in the following language(s): German and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Felicia

Felicia Day is an actress, producer, singer, and writer. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Felicia was given the name Kathryn Felicia Day in Huntsville, Alabama, United States.

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Felicia Pearson is a hip hop music musician. She has been prominent since 2004. Felicia was born Felicia Pearson on May 18th, 1980 in Baltimore.

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Fefe Dobson is a pop rock, pop punk, and power pop singing and songwriter. She was most prominent from 2003 to present. Fefe was given the name Felicia Lily Dobson on February 28th, 1985.

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Felicia Farr is an actress/model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1954 to 1992. Felicia was born on October 4th, 1932 in Westchester County, New York, U.S. Felicia is also known as Randy Farr and Olive Farr.

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Felicia was given the name Felicia Lee on October 22nd, 1977 in Singapore. Felicia is also known as Lee and Felicia. She died on September 11th, 2009.

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Felicia Chin is an actor. She was most prominent from 2003 to present.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Felicia

Richenny Felicia is a sports team member for the CRKSV Jong Colombia.

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How popular is the baby name Felicia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 7 7 0
1881 8 8 0
1882 9 9 0
1884 12 12 0
1885 5 5 0
1886 14 14 0
1887 9 9 0
1888 14 14 0
1889 11 11 0
1890 9 9 0
1891 9 9 0
1892 9 9 0
1893 7 7 0
1894 10 10 0
1895 25 25 0
1896 11 11 0
1897 17 17 0
1898 16 16 0
1899 18 18 0
1900 20 20 0
1901 21 21 0
1902 23 23 0
1903 24 24 0
1904 18 18 0
1905 24 24 0
1906 24 24 0
1907 36 36 0
1908 38 38 0
1909 32 32 0
1910 34 34 0
1911 50 50 0
1912 64 64 0
1913 78 78 0
1914 79 79 0
1915 141 141 0
1916 110 110 0
1917 132 132 0
1918 125 125 0
1919 112 112 0
1920 101 101 0
1921 121 121 0
1922 134 134 0
1923 106 106 0
1924 104 104 0
1925 111 111 0
1926 91 91 0
1927 127 127 0
1928 90 90 0
1929 103 103 0
1930 78 78 0
1931 59 59 0
1932 86 86 0
1933 93 93 0
1934 90 90 0
1935 62 62 0
1936 88 88 0
1937 101 101 0
1938 114 114 0
1939 99 99 0
1940 101 101 0
1941 87 87 0
1942 116 116 0
1943 110 110 0
1944 109 109 0
1945 98 98 0
1946 108 108 0
1947 137 137 0
1948 145 145 0
1949 127 127 0
1950 155 155 0
1951 161 161 0
1952 205 205 0
1953 267 267 0
1954 290 290 0
1955 339 339 0
1956 469 469 0
1957 580 580 0
1958 601 601 0
1959 833 833 0
1960 1,398 1,398 0
1961 1,460 1,460 0
1962 1,610 1,610 0
1963 1,672 1,664 8
1964 1,840 1,830 10
1965 2,202 2,194 8
1966 2,136 2,136 0
1967 2,101 2,090 11
1968 1,935 1,935 0
1969 2,247 2,238 9
1970 2,550 2,540 10
1971 2,822 2,810 12
1972 2,375 2,359 16
1973 2,084 2,070 14
1974 2,047 2,042 5
1975 2,416 2,403 13
1976 2,108 2,097 11
1977 2,227 2,220 7
1978 1,945 1,938 7
1979 1,860 1,852 8
1980 1,728 1,722 6
1981 1,634 1,629 5
1982 1,431 1,425 6
1983 1,511 1,501 10
1984 1,496 1,484 12
1985 2,751 2,738 13
1986 3,091 3,080 11 #91 girl name
1987 2,928 2,911 17 #96 girl name
1988 2,712 2,701 11
1989 2,769 2,751 18
1990 2,713 2,702 11
1991 2,626 2,621 5
1992 2,091 2,091 0
1993 1,954 1,949 5
1994 1,631 1,631 0
1995 1,351 1,351 0
1996 1,083 1,083 0
1997 800 800 0
1998 749 749 0
1999 665 665 0
2000 562 562 0
2001 475 475 0
2002 452 452 0
2003 380 380 0
2004 280 280 0
2005 247 247 0
2006 235 235 0
2007 197 197 0
2008 170 170 0
2009 138 138 0
2010 128 128 0
2011 156 156 0
2012 151 151 0
2013 113 113 0
2014 87 87 0
2015 76 76 0
2016 49 49 0

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Popularity of Felicia as a first name

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Popularity of Felicia as a last name

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Common last names for Felicia

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  • Williams
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  • Gonzalez
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  • Martinez
  • Miller
  • Perez
  • Robinson
  • Taylor
  • White
  • Allen

Common first names for Felicia

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Felicia U.S.
  White 53.25% 64.26%
  African American 5.88% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 11.15% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 17.03% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Felicia

People with the last name Felicia are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Felicia

  • How Popular is the name Felicia? Felicia is the 679th most popular name of all time. As a last name Felicia was the 62,045th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Felicia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 91,046 babies born with the first name Felicia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Felicia to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Felicia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Felicia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Felicia is Friday, June 11th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Felicia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Felicia was in 1986 with a total of 3,080 babies. That's a lot of babies named Felicia!
  • Random Felicia Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Felicia ranks 75th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 65 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Felicia: Your name in reverse order is Aicilef. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ifalcei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Felicia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 323 people with the last name Felicia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Felicia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Felicia as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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