English, from German
"son of intelligence"

Fitzhugh Origin and Meaning

The name Fitzhugh is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of intelligence".

All the Fitz names are hard to carry, but this one has a wonderful meaning and might be a good middle name choice to honor a brilliant lineage.

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Famous People Named Fitzhugh

  • Fitzhugh LeeConfederate general; 40th Governor of Virginia; nephew of General Robert E. Lee
  • Fitzhugh LudlowAmerican author, journalist, and explorer
  • Fitzhugh L. "Fitz" FultonAmerican NASA pilot
  • Fitzhugh GreenSr., American Arctic explorer
  • Fitzhugh GreenJr., American businessman and political operative