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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Fel"on
  1. [Law] A person who has committed a felony.
  2. A person guilty or capable of heinous crime.
  3. [Med] A kind of whitlow; a painful imflammation of the periosteum of a finger, usually of the last joint.
    synonyms: Criminal; convict; malefactor; culprit.

Etymology: OE., adj., cruel, (n.), villain, ruffian, traitor, whitlow, F. félon traitor, in OF. also, villain, fr. LL. felo. See Fell, (a.)

adjective Fel"on
Characteristic of a felon; malignant; fierce; malicious; cruel; traitorous; disloyal.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
  2. A purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail

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Fun Facts about the name Felon

  • When was the first name Felon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Felon is Wednesday, May 3rd, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Felon? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Felon. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Felon: Your name in reverse order is Nolef. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nfloe. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Felon born Nov 4, 1993

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 North of Latin America approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (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).