"son of"

Fitz Origin and Meaning

The name Fitz is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "son of".

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.

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Famous People Named Fitz

  • Fitz LeeAmerican Buffalo Soldier and Medal of Honor recipient
  • Fitzhugh L. "Fitz" FultonAmerican NASA pilot

Fitz in Pop Culture

  • Mark "Fitz" Fitzgeralda character on "Degrassi: The Next Generation"
  • Fitzgerald "Fitz" Granta character on the ABC hit Scandal
  • Fitzchivalry "Fitz" Farseerprotagonist of the Farseer trilogy by Robin Hobb
  • Fitzroy "Fitz" Avery Vackercharacter in "Keeper of the Lost Cities" by Shannon Messenger
  • Fitz Kreinercharacter in Doctor Who's Eighth Doctor Adventures novels
  • Leo Fitzan engineer in Marvel's "Agents of Shield"
  • Ezra Fitza character on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
  • Fitz and The TantrumsAmerican pop rock band
  • Eugene Fitzherbertbetter known as Flynn Rider, a character from the animated movie "Tangled"