Felix Family History

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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

What did your Felix ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk In Holy Orders and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Felix. 2% of Felix men worked as a Clerk In Holy Orders and 56% of Felix women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Felix were Metal Polisher and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk In Holy Orders
    2%
  • Fruit Salesman
    2%
  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Metal Polisher
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    56%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Felix Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 59,000 census records available for the last name Felix. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Felix census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Felix. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Felix. For the veterans among your Felix ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Felix Life Expectancy

What is the average Felix lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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