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  • Allyson Felix
    Allyson Felix is an American track and field sprint athlete who competes in the 100 meters, 200 meters and 400 meters. At 200 meters, she is the 2012 Olympic champion, a 3-time World champion (2005–09)...
  • Delfina Díaz (1842 - 1926)
  • Mademoiselle Rachel (1821 - 1858)
    Elisabeth "Eliza, or Élisa" Rachel Félix (also Elizabeth-Rachel Félix), better known only as Mademoiselle Rachel (February 21, 1821, Mumpf, Rheinfelden, Aargau, Switzerland - January 3, 1858, Le Cannet...
  • Elvira Díaz Felix (1875 - 1951)
  • Flora Felix (c.1900 - d.)

About the Felix surname

Latin: Happiness

First name variations: Felice, Feliks, Felic, Felike, Fliks, Felo, Felizio, Filix, Filyx, Fylyx

Last name origin & 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.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Elizabeth Banks

This name appears in the following lists: Biblical Names, Composers