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Felix Family History

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

341,247 Historical Documents with Felix on Ancestry.com
164,235 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,000 Military Records
17,316 Immigration Records
58,231 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Felix Families

  • Number of Felix families
     92 - 182
     31 - 91
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Felix families
     43 - 83
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Felix families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Felix Family Origin

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Felix Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Felix

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Felix Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Felix Civil War Service Records

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