Latin felix'happy; blessed, lucky, fortunate; fertile'.
The name of a a 1st C Roman martyr, three 3rd C saints, a 3rd C pope, two 4th C Roman martyrs, two 4th C saint, a 4th C anti-pope, a 5th C pope, a 5th or 6th C British saint, a 6th C pope, a 7th C Anglo-Saxon saint, a 9th C Portuguese saint, an 11th C Breton saint, a 13th C French saint, and a 15th C antipope.
- Early Modern English
- ● 1586 Felix CAmar-vol1 p. 129
- ● 745 Felice (abl) CartStBert 1,
Felix (nom) ibid. 1;
814 Felicis (nom) StVdM-II F9
- Early New High German
- ● 1497 Felix Nurn1497 264
- ● 1522x1532 Felix (nom) DSF p. 51, 8
- ● 1513x1521 Felice LeoX p. 16
- ● 1510 Felices valencia1510 4438
- ● 1576 Felix Catalogo-5.2 3880
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Felix". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Felix.