Felix is a boy name and means happy, fortunate. It is a Latin name and its pronunciation is \f(e)-lix\. Other similar names and variants include: Fee, Felic, Felice, Feliciano, Felicio, Felike, Feliks, Felizio, Felyx. Felix is a very popular first name for men (#259 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1031 out of 88799).
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Felix over the years and Felix's popularity rank:

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Here’s a list of VIPs named Felix:

  • Felix Baumgartner born in April 20, 1969.
  • Felix Wankel born in August 13, 1902.
  • Felix Blaska born in May 08, 1941.
  • Felix Bloch born in October 23, 1905.
  • Felix Basch (actor)
  • Felix Fuchssteiner (director)
  • Felix Hecht (actor)
  • Felix Brocke (actor)
  • Felix Deebank (actor)
  • Felix Grünwald (director)

Famous directors named Felix and their movies

Felix Van Groeningen
Felix Van Groeningen
  • No. of movies: 12

Beautiful Boy

Directed by: Felix Van Groeningen

Starring: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Christian Convery

The Broken Circle Breakdown

Directed by: Felix Van Groeningen

Starring: Veerle Baetens, Johan Heldenbergh, Nell Cattrysse, Geert Van Rampelberg

Beautiful Boy (4K UHD)

Beautiful Boy (4K UHD)

Directed by: Felix Van Groeningen

Felix Fuchssteiner
Felix Fuchssteiner
  • No. of movies: 5


Directed by: Felix Fuchssteiner

Starring: Josefine Preuß, Florian Bartholomäi, Uwe Kockisch, Johannes Silberschneider


Directed by: Felix Fuchssteiner, Katharina Schöde

Starring: Josefine Preuß, Florian Bartholomäi, Karl Walter Sprungala, Peter Simonischek

Rubinrot [Blu-ray]

Rubinrot [Blu-ray]

Directed by: Felix Fuchssteiner

Losing Balance [Region 2]

Losing Balance [Region 2]

Directed by: Felix Fuchssteiner

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Felix a popular name?

Over the years Felix was most popular in 2019. According to the latest US census information Felix ranks #400th while according to famousnames.vip Felix ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Felix?

According to the US census in 2018, 1661 boys were born named Felix, making Felix the #225th name more popular among boy names. In 2019 Felix had the highest rank with 1704 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Felix?

Felix is #225th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Felix more popular ?

The name Felix was more popular in 2019 with 1704 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Felix

The last time a baby was named Felix was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Felix?

In 2020 there were 1661 baby boys named Felix.

Who is a famous person named Felix?

There a several famous people named Felix, for example director Felix Van Groeningen, director Felix Fuchssteiner.

Who is a famous director named Felix?

A famous director named Felix is Felix Van Groeningen, who directed 4 movies, including Beautiful Boy and The Broken Circle Breakdown.

How many famous directors are named Felix?

There are 2 directors named Felix including Felix Van Groeningen and Felix Fuchssteiner who directed movies such as Beautiful Boy and Rubinrot.