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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.fe-LEE-tsee-tas German
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Meaning & History

Latin name which meant "good luck, fortune". In Roman mythology the goddess Felicitas was the personification of good luck. It was borne by a 3rd-century saint, a slave martyred with her master Perpetua in Carthage.
VariantFelizitas German
Other Languages & CulturesFelicity, Flick English Félicité French Felicitás, Zita Hungarian Felicita Italian Felicyta, Zyta Polish Felicidade Portuguese Felicidad Spanish
Same SpellingFelicitás

Categories

Catholic saints, fortune, goddesses, luck, martyrs, Orthodox saints, saints
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute