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Gender: M Meaning of Fletcher: "arrow-maker" Origin of Fletcher: English occupational name Fletcher's Popularity in 2013: #790

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Fletcher is a common surname with a touch of quirkiness; it definitely fits into the So Far Out It's In category--and moving further in all the time along with other occupational names from Parker to Forester.

One notable historical Fletcher is Fletcher Christian, the British seaman and mutineer portrayed on the screen at various times by Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Marlon Brando and Mel Gibson. A musical namesake is Fletcher Henderson, who was important in the development of big band jazz and swing music.

Ranked currently at Number 780, Fletcher is a Top 70 name in New Zealand.

Famous People Named Fletcher

Fletcher Pratt, American writer
Fletcher Bowron, 35th Mayor of Los Angeles
Fletcher Cox, American football player
Fletcher Farrow Previn, son of American actress Mia Farrow
Ashton Fletcher Irwin, member of Australian band '5 Seconds of Summer'

Pop Culture References for the Name Fletcher

Fletcher Pumpernickel Quimby, main Character on Disney Channel's "Ant Farm"
Fletcher O'Leary, from Australian TV soap "Neighbours"
"Fletch," 1985 comedy film starring Chevy Chase

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