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IAteTheCake Mon 29-Apr-13 13:25:03

what do people think of the name Felix?

SadPander Tue 30-Apr-13 20:49:38

I love it, but dh is very against it due to it being a 'cat name'. He also has a long list of 'dog names' which I am not allowed to use! I would def go for it given the chance though (I do love cats though so personally don't see that connection as a negative).

TravelinColour Tue 30-Apr-13 20:52:13

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evamummy Wed 01-May-13 11:49:46

I too think Cat Food, sorry. Or the cartoon Felix the Cat! But perhaps you're not in the UK?

Spink Wed 01-May-13 11:57:12

It is ds' middle name (sp feliks as it is after polish grandpa) so obv we love it smile and the meaning is lovely.

chaya5738 Wed 01-May-13 14:25:32

I LOVE it. Very quirky and cool.

But then we don't have cats so I don't associate it with the cat food. I do associate it with Felix the Cat - but in a good way - he is such a cool character and one of the first cartoons.

It also works in lots of languages.

And Felix Baumgartner is pretty cool and not at all cat-like (except maybe in having more than one life...)

tammytoby Wed 01-May-13 14:27:07

I'm not that keen on the licks sound at the end. We also don't own a cat so no cat food associations here.

LadyMetroland Wed 01-May-13 14:30:48

Great name. Ignore cat comments.

CruCru Wed 01-May-13 16:36:25

I know a Felix. The parents wanted a names that can be used in the UK and Austria.

Sophiesmummie Wed 01-May-13 16:57:41

Why ignore the cat comments, LadyMetro? The OP is asking for peoples' opinions and a lot of people do associate Felix with the cat food brand.

usualsuspect Wed 01-May-13 17:00:08

I like it. I think it's a cool name. I wouldn't worry about the cat thing.

Salbertina Wed 01-May-13 17:00:50

Love it

SneakyBiscuitEater Wed 01-May-13 17:03:59

I like it. DS has two 'x' names and if DD1 or DD2 had been a boy Felix would have been one of the middle names used.

chaya5738 Wed 01-May-13 19:55:53

I actually like the cat food association. It means it will never get as popular as, say, Max, which you can't move in a London playground without hearing.

mrsmindcontrol Thu 02-May-13 10:54:55

I love it but I would as its DS1's name,

Btw diddl, I have a Felix & an Oscar!(and also a Charlie too)

BeanoNoir Sat 04-May-13 07:29:29

I love an x in a name

UnderPuns Sat 04-May-13 08:41:01

Love Felix!

juniper9 Sun 05-May-13 20:32:17

I really like it but my surname starts with F so it's a no-go. It means lucky in Latin, which I think is sweet.

Sod the cat!

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