Felix Pronunciation / / Gender Male Origin Word/name Latin Meaning "lucky" or "successful"
Look up in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Felix Felix is a male given name and surname, stems from Latin (felix, felicis) and means "lucky", "favored by luck" or "the lucky one". Its female form is Felicity (English), Felicitas or Felizitas (in German speaking regions).
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: Romans [edit ] Late Antiquity and Middle Ages [edit ] Saints [edit ] Felix and Adauctus (d. c. 303), martyrs Felix and Constantia (d. 68), martyrs Felix, Fortunatus, and Achilleus (d c. 212), martyrs Felix and Nabor (d. c. 303), martyrs Felix and Regula (died 286), martyrs Felix of Burgundy ( fl. 7th century, introduced Christianity to the East Anglians) Felix of Como (d. c. 390) Felix of Cornwall ( fl. 5/6th century) Felix of Nantes (died 584), bishop of Nantes Felix of Nola (d. c. 255) Felix of Rhuys (died 1038) Felix of Thibiuca, former bishop and patron saint of Venosa Felix of Valois (died 1212) Felix the Hermit ( fl. 9th century) Felix of Hadrumetum (died c.434) North African Catholic bishop Felix, martyred with Anesius Felix, one of the Martyrs of Córdoba with Aurelius and Natalia (died 852) Felix, martyred at Furci with Justin of Siponto (d. c. 310) Popes [edit ] Bishops and priests [edit ] Early modern period (1500–1799) [edit ] Modern times (1800–present) [edit ] Aliases [edit ] First names [edit ] Felix Adler (clown) (died 1960), long-time head clown of Ringling Brothers Circus Felix Adler (screenwriter) (died 1963), film writer, known for writing many Three Stooges scripts Felix Adler (Society for Ethical Culture) (died 1933), popular lecturer and founder of Ethical Culture Felix Andries Vening Meinesz (died 1966), Dutch geophysicist and geodesist Felix Batista, an American security expert Felix Baumgartner, an Austrian skydiver who set the world record for the highest skydive at 127,000 feet (39 km) Felix Bloch (died 1983), physicist and Nobel laureate Felix Bwalya (died 1997), boxer from Zambia Félix Caballero, a Dominican priest Felix Calonder (died 1952), Swiss politician Felix Cavaliere, an American music producer and musician Felix Dodds, sustainable development activist Felix Dzerzhinsky (died 1926), Polish Communist, founder of Bolshevik secret police, the Cheka Felix Ehrlich (1877–1942), German chemist and biochemist Félix Faure (died 1899), President of France from 1895 until 1899 Félix Fénéon (died 1944), French anarchist and art critic Félix Fermin a former Major League Baseball player born in the Dominican Republic Felix Frankfurter (died 1965), Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court Félix Omar Fernández, Puerto Rican track and field athlete Félix González-Torres (died 1996), Cuban-American artist Félix Guattari (died 1992), French psychotherapist and philosopher Felix Hamrin, Prime Minister of Sweden August–September 1932 Felix Hausdorff (died 1942), German mathematician, founder of modern topology Félix Hernández, Venezuelan baseball pitcher Félix Houphouët-Boigny (died 1993), first President of Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa Félix José Hernández, Venezuelan football midfielder Felix Hoffmann (died 1946), German chemist and inventor of Aspirin Felix Kasper (died 2003), Austrian figure skater Felix Klein (died 1925), German mathematician Felix Kjellberg, YouTube personality and video gamer, better known as PewDiePie Felix Kroos, German football player Félix Leclerc (died 1988), Québécois singer-songwriter, poet, writer, actor and political activist Felix von Luckner (died 1966), German nobleman and navy officer Felix Magath, former German football central midfielder and current manager Félix Mantilla (baseball), former Major League Baseball player Félix Mantilla Botella, former Spanish professional tennis player Félix Miélli Venerando (1927–2012), Brazilian football goalkeeper (1970 World Cup winner) Felix Mendelssohn (died 1847), German composer Félix Ortiz, Representative of New York's 51st Assembly District Felix Pipes, Austrian tennis player Félix Porteiro, Spanish racecar driver Félix Potvin, former ice hockey goaltender Felix Riebl, one of the founding members of The Cat Empire Félix Rodríguez (baseball), Major League Baseball pitcher Félix Rodríguez (Central Intelligence Agency), former CIA intelligence operative Felix Rodriguez (guitarist), guitar player in the Swedish band, The Sounds Felix Salmon, American financial journalist Felix Schütz, German ice hockey player Felix Standaert, Belgian diplomat Félix Stevens, Cuban sprinter Félix Trinidad, Puerto Rican boxer Félix Varela (died 1853), Cuban churchman Felix Wankel (died 1988), German inventor of the Wankel engine Felix Weingartner (died 1942), Austrian conductor, composer and pianist Felix Yusupov (died 1967), Russian noble famous for his part in the murder of Grigory Rasputin Archduke Felix of Austria, Archduke of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia León Félix Batista, Dominican poet Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma (died 1970), son of the deposed Robert I, Duke of Parma Prince Felix of Denmark, Danish prince Prince Félix of Luxembourg, son of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg and Prince of Nassau Prince Felix of Schwarzenberg (died 1852), Austrian statesman and part of Europe's highest nobility Fictional characters [edit ] Felix the Cat, a cartoon character Felix Boulevardez, a character in the television series, The Proud Family 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 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 trilogy book series The Divide Felix Stewart, a character in the BBC soap opera EastEnders Felix Taggaro, a recurring character in the television series One Tree Hill Felix Unger, 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 by John Steakley Armor 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 References [edit ] See also [edit ]