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Latin name meaning ‘happy, fortunate’, which has from time to time been popular as a given name in Britain and elsewhere because of its auspicious omen. It was in use as a byname in Latin, applied for example to the dictator Sulla (138–178 bc). It was very popular among the early Christians, being borne by a large number of early saints.
641st in the U.S.

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Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
91,347
to be exact
New Mexico
has the most people named Felix per capita
1914
marked the height of its popularity
0.06%
99.94%
25%
55+
32%
30-54
16%
13-29
28%
0-12

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