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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Felis

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Fe"lis
A genus of carnivorous mammals, including the domestic cat, the lion, tiger, panther, and similar animals.

Etymology: L., cat

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats

Latin fēlis, fēlēs (“cat”)

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Felidae â€“ the small cats.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Felis

Stefano was born in 1538. He died in 1603.


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Popularity of Felis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Felis U.S.
  White 52.48% 64.26%
  African American 10.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 30.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Felis

People with the last name Felis are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Felis

  • How Popular is the name Felis? Felis is the 35,999th most popular name of all time. As a last name Felis was the 159,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Felis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 104 babies born with the first name Felis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Felis to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Felis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Felis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Felis is Wednesday, August 4th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Felis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Felis was in 1948 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Random Felis Factoid: According to the 1935 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Felis is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1935.
  • Weird things about the name Felis: Your name in reverse order is Silef. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sifel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Felis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 101 people with the last name Felis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Felis? Felis is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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