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Gender: Male Meaning of Fitzgerald: "son of Gerald" Origin of Fitzgerald: Irish and Scottish

The name Fitzgerald is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "son of Gerald". Fitzgerald and is often added to lists like Literary Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF (42 - 4 daughters)".

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

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Famous People Named Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald Toussaint, American NFL football player
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, former U.S. President
Alton Fitzgerald White, American actor
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald, American novelist
Ella Fitzgerald, American singer

Pop Culture References for the name Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald "Fitz" Grant III, a main character on TV's "Scandal"
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald, antagonist in the anime "Literary Stray Dogs"