Felix

Felix - A very unique male name



  Apr 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Felix, meaning happy, fortunate, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #180. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Felix and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Felix? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Felix. The baby boy name Felix was given to 986 baby boys in 2012, ranking #317 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,664 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Felix peaked in popularity 103 years ago in 1914 on position 170.



Famous with this name

Felix Valdés
Felix
Felix Kühne


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Felix is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Felix is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #101 - and is the least popular in Tennessee at position #795.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Felix is where you live.


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Felix origin and meaning

Felix is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means happy, fortunate. To see famous people named Felix, pop culture references for the name Felix and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Felix

We've found the following names that sound similar to Felix, sorted by popularity.

Felice / Feliz / Felis / Flake / Felicia / Floyce /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012317
2011314
2010332
2009340
2008353
2007384
2006395
2005382
2004393
2003382
2002400
2001377
2000381
1999392
1998394
1997384
1996398
1995382
1994397
1993381
1992352
1991403
1990373
1989366
1988368
1987361
1986386
1985379
1984365
1983367
1982350
1981338
1980351
1979335
1978338
1977338
1976336
1975328
1974331
1973318
1972338
1971312
1970311
1969313
1968318
1967339
1966327
1965311
1964327
1963321
1962326
1961323
1960305
1959308
1958298
1957291
1956307
1955313
1954299
1953298
1952305
1951301
1950310
1949303
1948321
1947310
1946303
1945298
1944292
1943302
1942308
1941301
1940284
1939273
1938278
1937272
1936275
1935275
1934277
1933261
1932257
1931242
1930244
1929253
1928265
1927235
1926236
1925218
1924207
1923206
1922200
1921207
1920200
1919181
1918178
1917186
1916175
1915191
1914170
1913190
1912185
1911179
1910180

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia101
Washington195
Minnesota217
Oregon218
Connecticut221
California223
New York231
Massachusetts235
New Mexico238
Maryland248
West Virginia278
New Jersey303
Texas315
Colorado334
North Carolina336
Illinois340
Virginia340
Arizona349
Michigan362
Ohio368
Iowa376
Kansas376
Pennsylvania385
Oklahoma388
Florida395
Georgia397
Nebraska405
Wisconsin413
Missouri470
Arkansas507
Utah537
Nevada539
Louisiana558
South Carolina578
Indiana765
Tennessee795

Even more about Felix


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Felix a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Felix?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1914
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Felix
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,664
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +986

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