Felicity: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Felicity

Felicity

Pronunciation: feh-LIS-i-tee (key)

Origin of the name Felicity:

Derived from the vocabulary word felicity (good fortune, happiness) which has its root in the Latin felicitas (happiness).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Felice, Fliss

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Comments and insights on the name Felicity: | Edit

A beautiful, uncommon and versatile name for those who wish happiness and fortune to their daughters.

Personal experiences with the name Felicity: | Edit

My name is Felicity. Growing up, I always thought my name was old fashioned, but now I appreciate the beauty of the name. I have gotten many compliments on the name over the years, and I have always been a happy person. I think it's a great name.

Nicknames for Felicity: | Edit

Fliss, Flick, Flissy, Flossie, Fellie, Lissie/Lissy, Flicka, Lissa, Fee, Fifi, Lis, Lise

Meanings and history of the name Felicity: | Edit

From Latin, meaning "happiness". It is a virtue name like Hope, Faith, and Prudence.

Famous real-life people named Felicity: | Edit

St. Felicity of Rome
Felicity Kendall, actress
Felicity Huffman, actress
Felicity Jones, actress from "Like Crazy"

Felicity in song, story & screen: | Edit

Felicity Smoak - Emily Bett Rickards's character in ''Arrow''
"Felicity", 1990s TV series
Felicity Shagwell, girlfriend of Austin Powers in the film "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me", played by Heather Graham.
Felicity Merriman is one of the American Girls line of historical stories and books for girls.
"Felicity King" from the Road to Avonlea series, based on The Story Girl by L.M. Montgomery.
Felicity Rivers is the younger sister of Darrell Rivers, the protagonist of Enid Blyton's "Malory Towers" books.

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