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Gender: Female Meaning of Felicity: "good fortune, happy" Origin of Felicity: Latin Felicity's Popularity in 2017: #347

The name Felicity is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "good fortune, happy". Felicity is ranked #347 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Saints' Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Felicity is as accessible a virtue name as Hope and Faith, but much more feminine -- and dare we say, happier. The hit TV show did a lot to soften and modernize the once buttoned-up image of Felicity, and it got further notice as the red-haired Colonial doll, Felicity Merriman, in the American Girl series. A current bearer is actress Felicity Huffman.

Two nicknames for Felicity: Flick and Fee. Other forms include Felicia and Felice.

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Famous People Named Felicity

Saint Felicity or Felicitas, Carthaginian martyred along with Perpetua
Felicity Kendall Huffman, American actress
Felicity Rose Hadley Jones, English actress
Felicity Ann Kendal, English actress
Felicity Madeline Galvez, Australian Olympic swimmer
Félicité "Fizzy" Tomlinson, younger sister of singer Louis Tomlinson of One Direction
Felicity Tonkin, daughter of Mark Phillips; ex-stepdaughter of Britain's Princess Anne
Felicity-Amore Hull (b. 2007), daughter of actress Keisha Castle-Hughes and Bradley Hull
Felicity Ruth Rytky (b. 2007), daughter of actress Andrea Barber
Felicity Nicole Vuolo (b. 2018), daughter of reality TV personalities Jinger (Duggar) and Jeremy Vuolo

Pop Culture References for the name Felicity

Felicity Porter, main character on TV series "Felicity"
Felicity Merriman, character in the American Girl doll series
Felicity Shagwell, character in film "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me"
Felicity Rivers, character in Enid Blyton's Malory Towers books
Felicity King, character on TV's 'Road to Avonlea'
Felicity Jane "Flick" Scully, character on Australian soap "Neighbours"
Felicity St. John, character in "Red" by Alison Cherry
Felicity Megan Smoak aka Overwatch, character in Green Arrow comics and TV's "Arrow"
Felicity Worthington, character in the Gemma Doyle Trilogy by Libba Bray
Felicity, character in video game "Style Savvy"
Felicity Fox, wife of Mr. Fox in Roald Dahl's "Fantastic Mr. Fox"
Felicity Robinson, main character in 1979 film "Felicity"
Felicity aka Nebula, character in Omega Men comics
Felicity, character in web comic The Dreamland Chronicles
Felicity, character in film "The Boat That Rocked" aka "Pirate Radio"
Felicity, cat in "Felidae" by Akif Pirinçci
Felicity Ray, character in the "St Clare" book series by Enid Blyton
Felicity Wishes, character in the Felicity Wishes children's books by Emma Thompson
Felicity "City" Stufts, character in "F*&% the Prom"

Feliciona, Felicitie, Flick, Felisha, Felicitee, Felise, Felita, Feliza, Filicia, Felecia

Felicity's International Variations

Felicidade (Portuguese) Felicidad, Felixa, Felicita, Felice, Feliz, Felicia, Felisa (Spanish) Félicité, Felicienne (French) Felka, Fela (Polish) Felicie (German)