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Felix

[fee-liks] /ˈfi lɪks/
noun
1.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “happy, lucky.”.

Felix I

noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 274, pope 269–274.

Felix III

noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 492, pope 483–492.

Felix IV

noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 530, pope 526–530.

Weingartner

[vahyn-gahrt-nuh r] /ˈvaɪnˌgɑrt nər/
noun
1.
(Paul) Felix (Edler von Münzberg)
[poul fey-liks eyd-luh r fuh n mynts-berk] /paʊl ˈfeɪ lɪks ˈeɪd lər fən ˈmüntsˌbɛrk/ (Show IPA),
1863–1942, Austrian composer, conductor, and writer.
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  • I was an orphan, and had lived with my Uncle Felix three years.

    The Last Cruise of the Spitfire Edward Stratemeyer
  • "Faix, that's jist what I thought he was whin Oi foired at him," added Felix.

    Four Young Explorers Oliver Optic
  • Can you give him a change, Felix, something more solemn like.

    Rocky Mountain Boys St. George Rathborne
  • "I wonder can the blackguard swim," said Felix, who had his rifle ready to fire.

    Four Young Explorers Oliver Optic
  • "Yes," answered Felix, in a voice faltering with eager emotion.

    Cobwebs and Cables Hesba Stretton
Word Origin and History for Felix

masc. proper name, from Latin felix "happy" (see felicity).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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