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Gender: M Meaning of Fitz: "son of" Origin of Fitz: Scottish

Any number of Fitz names -- Fitzgerald, Fitzpatrick, Fitzroy, Fitzwilliam -- have been used as Christian names, in fact Fitzwilliam was the given name of the dashing Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice. Fitz can be a short form of any of them and is often, like Mac, a nickname drawn from a surname.

Famous People Named Fitz

Veronika Fitz, a German actress
Fitz Lee, American Medal of Honor recipient

Pop Culture References for the name Fitz

Leo Fitz, an engineer in Marvel's Agents of Shield
Mark "Fitz" Fitzgerald, a character on Degrassi: The Next Generation
Fitzgerald "Fitz" Grant, a character on the ABC hit Scandal
Ezra Fitz, a character on Pretty Little Liars