Felix Name Meaning & Origin

Felix

Pronunciation: FEE-liks (key)

Origin of the name Felix:

Derived from the Latin felix (happy, lucky). Felix was the name of four popes and several early saints, one of whom was an apostle to East Anglia.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Nicknames for Felix

Flick, Fix, Lixy, Flix, Fie, Eli, Flex
Flicker, Lex, Fox , Fe

Meanings and history of the name Felix

Dutch origin
Happy, lucky, fortunate, blessed

Famous real-life people named Felix

Felix Mendelssohn, German composer
Felix Adler, professor and founder of Ethical Culture
Félix Candela, Spanish-Mexican Architect
Felix Pipes, Austrian tennis player
Felix Jones, American football player
Felix Solis, American actor
Felix Hernandez, Venezuelan baseball player
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, YouTuber known as PewDiePie
Felix Anastasia Bjork
Felix Griffiths (b. 2008), son of American-British film, television, and theatre actress, activist, and writer Gillian Anderson
Felix Handelman (b. 2011), son of American actress, director, model, and producer Elizabeth Banks
Felix Lee, South Korean-Australian lead rapper and lead dancer of South Korean pop boy group Stray Kids

Felix in song, story & screen

Felix the Cat, the wonderful wonderful cat
Felix Unger, the fussy half of "The Odd Couple"
Felix Gaeta, character on "Battlestar Galactica" played by Alessandro Juliani
"Felix Holt, the Radical," novel written by George Eliot
"Confessions of Felix Krull," novel written by Thomas Mann
Felix Leiter, fictional character created by Ian Fleming for the James Bond novels and films
Felix King, one of the main characters in the TV series "Avonlea" in the books written by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Fix-It Felix, from the movie "Wreck-It Ralph"
Felix Warden, the youngest of four children in the "Superjail!" fanfics "All in the Family" and "Passion of the Guardiane."
Felix Smuckers, little brother of Alex S. Smuckers in the comic blog "The Greasers of Hazzick Flats"
http://www.thegreasersofhazzickflats.blogspot.com
Felix, one of the Lost Boys, and Peter Pan's second-in-command, on the TV series "Once Upon a Time"
'Felix Felicis', the 'Liquid Luck' potion in the Harry Potter series
Felix, a magician in Rick Riordan's "Kane Chronicles"
Felix Dawkins, supporting character on the BBC series "Orphan Black;" he is the foster brother of the main character, Sarah Manning.
Felix ferne in the nowhere boys
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