Gender: Male Meaning of Fitz: "son of" Origin of Fitz: Scottish

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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diamondestiny Says:


How about Fitzroy?

Morri Arty Says:


I think this name is super adorable, and I really like it.

Srivard Says:


I love this name, I think it can work as a stand alone

thephoenixlights Says:


How would this name affect work or school in the slightest?

alexandramae Says:


I love it as a stand alone.

PurpleElephant Says:


Fitz actually means "son" or "son of", but whatever.

jordalini Says:


Can this be a stand alone name? I really like it, but feel as if I have to use a full form to get the nickname

Guest Says:


Could this name be a stand alone name? I love this, but wonder what someone would think of this on a job or college application.