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.
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