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Felix

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Felix

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

Wiktionary

From Latin Felix, meaning "happy", "lucky".

  1. A male given name.
  2. A generic name given to a cat.

Felix was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Danish, German, Icelandic, Latin, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Felix

Felix Baumgartner is a military person.

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F. Gary Gray is a film director, film producer, music video director, and actor. He was most active from 1989 to present. F. was given the name Felix Gary Gray on July 17th, 1969 in New York City. F. is also known as Gary Gray.

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Felix the Cat is a fictional character.

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Felix Frankfurter was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Felix was born on November 15th, 1882 in Vienna. He left this life on February 22nd, 1965.

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Lost Frequencies is a deep house and tropical house musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2014 to present. Lost was given the name Felix De Laet on November 30th, 1993 in Brussels, Belgium.

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Felix Dzerzhinsky was a Candidate member of the 13th , 14th Politburo, Member of the 6th Secretariat, Director of the OGPU, Director of the GPU, Director of the Cheka, People's Commissariat of VSNKh, Candidate member of the13th , 14th Politburo, Member of the6th Secretariat, Cheka, . Felix was born in Ivyanets, Ashmyany county, Vilna Governorate, Russian Empire. He left this life on July 20th, 1926.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Felix

Allyson Michelle Felix is an athlete. Allyson was born on November 18th, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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María Félix was an actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1942 to 1971. María was given the name María de los Ángeles Félix Güereña on April 8th, 1914 in Álamos. María is also known as La Doña and María Bonita. She died on April 8th, 2002.

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Prince Félix is royalty. Prince was born as the child of Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Maria Teresa, and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg on June 3rd, 1984 in Luxembourg.

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Chalino Sanchez was a musician. Chalino was given the name Rosalino Sanchez Felix on August 30th, 1960 in El Guayabo, Sinaloa, Mexico. Chalino is also known as Chalino, El Pelavacas, and El Rey del Corrido. He died on May 16th, 1992.

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Enedina Arellano Félix is a tijuana cartel, drug lord, and tijuana carteldrug lord. Enedina was born on April 12th, 1961 in Mazatlán. Enedina is also known as ''La Jefa, La Madrina, and La Narcomami''.

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Manuel Torres Félix was a sinaloa cartel lieutenant, sinaloa cartel, and sinaloa cartellieutenant. Manuel was given the name José Manuel Torres Félix on February 28th, 1958 in Cosalá. Manuel is also known as El M1 and El Ondeado. He passed away on October 13th, 2012.

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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 692 0 692
1917 668 8 660
1918 746 0 746
1919 725 0 725
1920 676 8 668
1921 677 10 667
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 494 5 489
1948 464 7 457
1949 502 0 502
1950 500 0 500
1951 544 7 537
1952 546 5 541
1953 574 6 568
1954 563 0 563
1955 561 5 556
1956 594 5 589
1957 659 11 648
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 611 8 603
1972 536 10 526
1973 559 0 559
1974 546 8 538
1975 546 9 537
1976 517 5 512
1977 543 8 535
1978 528 0 528
1979 551 10 541
1980 538 0 538
1981 567 13 554
1982 527 0 527
1983 500 9 491
1984 495 5 490
1985 479 0 479
1986 496 7 489
1987 562 8 554
1988 570 0 570
1989 615 5 610
1990 634 0 634
1991 588 6 582
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 776 7 769
2006 765 5 760
2007 809 0 809
2008 890 0 890
2009 927 0 927
2010 948 0 948
2011 1,035 5 1,030
2012 1,054 15 1,039
2013 1,192 13 1,179
2014 1,374 5 1,369
2015 1,391 17 1,374
2016 1,510 8 1,502

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Popularity of Felix as a first name

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Popularity of Felix as a last name

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Common last names for Felix

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Gonzalez
  • Rivera
  • Hernandez
  • Lopez
  • Perez
  • Torres
  • Ortiz
  • Smith
  • Sanchez
  • Johnson
  • Diaz
  • Cruz
  • Morales
  • Santiago
  • Williams
  • Ramirez
  • Ramos

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Felix U.S.
  White 17.50% 64.26%
  African American 11.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.89% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 66.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Felix

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

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Fun Facts about the name Felix

  • How Popular is the name Felix? Felix is the 830th most popular name of all time. As a last name Felix was the 863rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Felix have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67,511 babies born with the first name Felix in the United States. That's more than enough people named Felix to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Felix? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 92 new born babies.
  • When was Felix first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Felix is Sunday, November 20th, 1864.
  • What year had the most people named Felix born? The highest recorded use of the first name Felix was in 2016 with a total of 1,502 babies. That's a lot of babies named Felix!
  • Random Felix Factoid: According to the 1933 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Felix ranks 68th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 19 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1933.
  • Weird things about the name Felix: Your name in reverse order is Xilef. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lxeif. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Felix? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 40,165 people with the last name Felix.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Felix? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 14 of them will have Felix as their last name.

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  • 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).
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