Felix

August 5, 2014 § 2 Comments

ORIGIN:
From Latin, meaning “fortunate” or “successful”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Felice, Feliks, Phelix, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Rev. Felix Rabbit, country curate and father of fourteen daughters (including Mrs. Hardyman), eleven of whom are married off during their stay in India, which event is a topic of conversation between Joseph Sedley and his friends, in Vanity Fair, by William Makepeace Thackeray (published in 1847-48, but set in the 1810s-20s).

WRITERS:
– Felix Francis (b. 1953), English crime novelist.
– Felix Salten (1869-1945), Austrian author and critic.

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