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Gender: Male Origin of Fielding: English topographical surname

The name Fielding is a boy's name of English origin. Fielding and is often added to lists like Unusual Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF (21)".

From the experts:

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 Yost, American college football coach
Fielding Lewis Wright, American politician, governor of Mississippi and vice presidential candidate
Fielding Hudson Garrison, American medical historian
Henry Fielding, English writer
Noel Fielding, comedian.
Harry Fielding Reid, American geophysicist
Joseph Fielding Smith, former prophet of the LDS (Mormon) church

Pop Culture References for the name Fielding

Fielding Carlyle, character in TV's "Flamingo Road"
Fielding Pierce, lead character in the film "Waking the Dead"