English topographical surname

Fielding Origin and Meaning

The name Fielding is a boy's name of English origin.

Fielding isn't an occupational name, exactly, though it does relate to someone who works in or lives in a Field. Although there have been a handful of people, real and fictional, with the first name Fielding, the most famous Fielding is eighteenth century writer Henry Fielding, author of Tom Jones.

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Famous People Named Fielding

  • Fielding Harris YostAmerican college football coach
  • Fielding Lewis WrightAmerican politician, governor of Mississippi and vice presidential candidate
  • Fielding Hudson GarrisonAmerican medical historian
  • Henry FieldingEnglish writer
  • Noel Fieldingcomedian.
  • Harry Fielding ReidAmerican geophysicist
  • Joseph Fielding Smithformer prophet of the LDS (Mormon) church

Fielding in Pop Culture

  • Fielding Carlylecharacter in TV's "Flamingo Road"
  • Fielding Piercelead character in the film "Waking the Dead"

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