Felix Name Meaning

Spanish (Félix), Portuguese, English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a medieval personal name (Latin Felix, genitive Felicis, meaning ‘lucky’, ‘fortunate’). This was a relatively common Roman family name, said to have been first adopted as a nickname by Sulla. It was very popular among early Christians and was borne by a large number of early saints.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Feliu, Felice, Melis, Selig, Feig, Helin, Feliz, Fels, Fix, Celio

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Felix Family Origin

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Felix Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Innkeeper

    4%
  • Almswoman On The Union

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Felix family was Almswoman On The Union. Farmer, Labourer and Innkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Felix. The most common Felix occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Felix's were Farmers.

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Felix Historical Records

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Felix Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Felix life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Felix in 1941 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Felix

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