Felix Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Feliu, Felice, Melis, Selig, Feig, Helin, Feliz, Fels, Fix, Celio

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Felix Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Felix name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Felix. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    24%

  • Native American—North, Central, South

    13%

  • Spain

    10%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    9%

  • Portugal

    6%

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Felix Family Origin

Where is the Felix family from?

Felix Family Occupations

What did your Felix ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Felix occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Felix's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Felix. A less common occupation for the Felix family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Felix ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Felix Historical Records

What Felix family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 59,000 census records available for the last name Felix. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Felixcensus records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Felix. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Felix. For the veterans among your Felix ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Felix Life Expectancy

What is the average Felix lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Felix life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Felix in 1941 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Felix

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Felix ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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