Given Name FELICIA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: fə-LEE-shə (English), fe-LEE-thya (European Spanish), fe-LEE-sya (Latin American Spanish), fe-LEE-chya (Romanian), fe-LEE-see-ah (Swedish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of the Latin name Felicius, a derivative of FELIX. In England, it has occasionally been used since the Middle Ages.


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VARIANT: Felisa (Spanish)
DIMINUTIVES: Lisha, Lecia (English)
MASCULINE FORM: Felicius (Late Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Kalisha, Talisha (African American), Félicie (French), Felicie (German), Felícia (Hungarian), Felicja (Polish), Felícia (Portuguese)
Entry updated February 12, 2018