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Felix for a boy?

(29 Posts)
StellaLuna82 Sun 12-Mar-17 06:35:21

We already have a Rudy - and both will have be born in Germany, can I ask what you think of Felix?
Is it still too 'cat like'?

Pleasejustgetdressed Sun 12-Mar-17 06:42:07

I love it, and the cat thing wouldn't bother me. It is, however, very very posh indeed - which is funny as 'Felice' in Italian is more of a 80 year old peasant name.

MaisyPops Sun 12-Mar-17 06:43:10

It's a lovely name.
I will always think of the cat though.

Saying that, kids of the same age as him would have no idea of that link.

NiceCuppaTeaAndASitDown Sun 12-Mar-17 06:44:56

I absolutely adore Felix! Great name

Jooni Sun 12-Mar-17 07:24:50

I love Felix! I don't think it's actually seen as exclusively "posh" now either - maybe 10-20 years ago, but it's top 100 now and I know several perfectly normal Felixes.

It's a fab name and goes really well with Rudy!

Garnethair Sun 12-Mar-17 07:26:29

Super name.

Sapphireshadow Sun 12-Mar-17 07:26:55

Love it. It's one of my favourite names. Think it goes well with Rudy.

Cosmicglitterpug Sun 12-Mar-17 07:27:20

Excellent name

Gummibears Sun 12-Mar-17 09:51:45

Cat food in the Uk!

AppleFlapjack Sun 12-Mar-17 10:04:00

I dont really like the name and do think of the cat food. Its also really popular in my area (South East) and there are three in DCs class at school so that would put me off.

AndNoneForGretchenWieners Sun 12-Mar-17 10:08:10

One of my closest school friends was nicknamed Felix, so it always makes me smile.

reuset Sun 12-Mar-17 10:32:04

I like it. Having checked I'm surprised it's not more popular, I really thought it was, but it's only just in the top 100 (90s)

Sugarpiehoneyeye Sun 12-Mar-17 11:22:21

Great name, goes very well with Rudy.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Sun 12-Mar-17 11:23:15

Stella, most cats are called Trevor or Colin these days. 😂

ToastVacuum Sun 12-Mar-17 12:03:37

Felix is a great name.

OneSecondAfter Sun 12-Mar-17 12:31:51

I love it. It was number one on my list but OH vetoed it sad

PoundlandUK Sun 12-Mar-17 12:33:25

Gorgeous, and one of the few names which works well across DE and UK

rogueantimatter Sun 12-Mar-17 12:37:20

If I'd had another boy I'd like to have called him Felix. (Or Thorfinn)

I assume you know it means lucky/happy/serendipitous?

Gummibears Sun 12-Mar-17 12:54:40

Lots of names work well both in German and English e.g. Alexander, Thomas, Oskar etc

Felix is pronounced Feelix in English but Fehlix in German so not quite the same

Mumzypopz Sun 12-Mar-17 13:40:09

Makes me think of Felix cat food.

PageNowFoundFileUnderSpartacus Sun 12-Mar-17 17:15:19

I love Felix, one of my favourite boy's names.

glitterglitters Sun 12-Mar-17 17:50:02

I love Felix. It's Latin for lucky as well and is the root of the word Happy in a number of Latin based languages ❤

Sophronia Sun 12-Mar-17 17:52:27

It's not my cup of tea, but it goes well with Rudy.

badg3r Sun 12-Mar-17 22:38:36

I love it, I know a little felix and it suits him really well. And I think it's good on a grown up too.

CruCru Sun 12-Mar-17 23:01:19

Felix is nice. Some friends who are from the US / Austria used it for their son as it works in both English and German.

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