Irish and Scottish
"son of Gerald"

Fitzgerald Origin and Meaning

The name Fitzgerald is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "son of Gerald".

Made famous by F. Scott Fitzgerald and John Fitzgerald Kennedy; still works best as a middle name.

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Fitzgerald Rank in US Top 1000

# 3260 on Nameberry

Fitzgerald Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Fitzgerald Popularity

Famous People Named Fitzgerald

  • Fitzgerald ToussaintAmerican NFL football player
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedyformer U.S. President
  • Alton Fitzgerald WhiteAmerican actor
  • Francis Scott Key FitzgeraldAmerican novelist
  • Ella FitzgeraldAmerican singer

Fitzgerald in Pop Culture

  • Fitzgerald "Fitz" Grant IIIa main character on TV's "Scandal"
  • Francis Scott Key Fitzgeraldantagonist in the anime "Literary Stray Dogs"