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Gender: M Meaning of Fletcher: "arrow-maker" Origin of Fletcher: English occupational name Fletcher's Popularity in 2014: #706

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 706 in the USA, Fletcher is far more popular abroad, where in 2014 it was 70 in New Zealand and #248 in England and Wales.

Famous People Named Fletcher

Fletcher Henderson, American big band jazz musician
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
Fletcher William Ponting, son of Ricky Ponting & Rianna Cantor
Fletcher Markle, Canadian actor, screenwriter, TV producer and director
Ashton Fletcher Irwin, drummer of 5 Seconds of Summer

Pop Culture References for the name Fletcher

Fletcher Pumpernickel Quimby, main Character on TV's "A.N.T. Farm"
Giles Fletcher, character in G. A. Henty's "St. George for England"
Fletcher O'Leary, character on Australian TV soap "Neighbours"
Philip Fletcher, main character in G. A. Henty's "St. Bartholomew's Eve"
Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher, main character in film "Fletch"
Fletcher Renn, the last teleporter in the Skulduggery Pleasant series

Fletch, Flecher