Felix

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Latin felix = 'lucky' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

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See also Felice (Italian), Felicius, Felinus, Félix (French)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
DIS see Feldís

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Felixen Norway
Felixinpoika Finland
Felixon Norway Sweden
Felixsen Norway
Felixson Iceland Norway Sweden

Female

Felixdatter Norway
Felixdotter Sweden
Felixdóttir Iceland
Felixintytär Finland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Felix
Genitive: Felix'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Felix
Genitive: Felixin
Partitive: Felixiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Felix
Accusative: Felix
Dative: Felix
Genitive: Felix
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Felix
Genitive: Felix'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Felix
Genitive: Felix' / Felix

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

14 January

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

14 January

Finland Finland

6 September

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

6 September

Sweden Sweden

14 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 1,374 people were named Felix (percentage of first or only given name: 24 %) [10]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[12]
12154 14864 27 43 12127 14821
Denmark Denmark[13]
4238
n.a.
1
n.a.
4237
n.a.
Finland Finland[14]
n.a.
3262 0 0
n.a.
3262
Iceland Iceland[15]
67 99
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[16]
22 38
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[17]
2866
n.a.
5
n.a.
2861
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Felix (m) Sources: [12][13][17][14]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Felix (m) Sources: [18]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Felix (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Felix (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Felix (m)


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  11. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. 14.0 14.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  17. 17.0 17.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  18. details see Name Statistic tables