Felix (name)

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Pronunciation /ˈflɪks/
French: [feliks]
Swedish: [ˈfeːlɪks]
Polish: [ˈfɛlʲiks]
Spanish: [ˈfeliks]
Catalan: [ˈfɛɫiɡz]
Gender Male
Word/name Latin
Meaning "lucky" or "successful"
Other names
Related names Felicity, Felicia

Felix is a male given name that stems from Latin (fēlix, felicis) and means "happy".

Its female form is Felicity (English) - late 14c., "happiness; that which is a source of happiness," from Old French felicite "happiness" (14c.), from Latin felicitatem (nominative felicitas) "happiness, fertility," from felix (genitive felicis) "happy, fortunate, fruitful, fertile".[1]

In German, Dutch, Czech, Slovenian, Romanian and Scandinavian languages the form "Felix" is the same as English. In French, Hungarian, Portuguese and Spanish it is written with an acute, "Félix", whereas in Catalan it is written with a grave, "Fèlix". The Italian form of the name is "Felice", in Polish and Croatian "Feliks".

Felix may refer to:


Late Antiquity and Middle Ages[edit]



Bishops and priests[edit]

Early modern period (1500–1799)[edit]

Modern times (1800–present)[edit]


Given names[edit]


Fictional characters[edit]

  • Felix Dargai Strachan, protagonist, fictional Canadian Soldier in the Novel "Killing is a Sin" by Christopher J Harvie
  • Felix the Cat, a cartoon character
  • Felix Alexius, a character in the video game Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Felix Argyle, a character in the japanese animation title Re:Zero (Also known as Ferris)
  • Felix Boulevardez, a character in the television series, The Proud Family
  • Felix Dawkins, a primary character portrayed by Jordan Gavaris in the BBC America/Space TV series Orphan Black
  • Felix DeZouza, a character from the movie Formula 51
  • Felix Gaeta, a character in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica TV series
  • Felix Gunn, a minor character in the book series Children of the Red King
  • Felix Harrowgate, the protagonist of the Doctrine of Labyrinths series of books
  • Felix Holt, the title character in George Eliot's novel Felix Holt, the Radical
  • Felix Jaeger, a character in the Gotrek and Felix series of books
  • Felix Krull, the protagonist of Thomas Mann's novel Confessions of Felix Krull
  • Felix Leiter, a character from the James Bond books and movies
  • Felix Lodd, a character in The Edge Chronicles
  • Felix Renton, a secondary character in Disney's Kim Possible
  • Felix Sanders, the protagonist of The Divide trilogy book series
  • Felix Stewart, a character in the BBC soap opera EastEnders
  • Felix Taggaro, a recurring character in the television series One Tree Hill
  • Felix Ungar, character in the stage play, movie adaptation and television series The Odd Couple
  • Felix, a character from the Nintendo video game series Golden Sun
  • Felix, a character in the video game Scarface: The World Is Yours
  • Felix, a character from the video game series SSX
  • Felix, a member of the Volturi Guard in the Twilight series
  • Felix, an Iberian lynx in the animated film Missing Lynx
  • Felix, the protagonist of the novel Armor by John Steakley
  • Felix, the title character from a series of Micro Power video games such as Felix in the Factory
  • Fix-It Felix Jr., a character from Disney's Wreck-It Ralph.
  • Felix, a character from the Kane Chronicles
  • Felix, a character from the web-series Red vs. Blue
  • Felix, a character from the game "Tales from the Borderlands"
  • Felix, a 'lost boy' from the television show Once Upon a Time (TV series)
  • Felix, a holo-programmer in Star Trek: DS9 who was friends with Julian Bashir, fond of the 1960s and created Vic Fontaine
  • Felix de Lacey, a minor character in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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