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Gender: Male Meaning of Fitzroy: "son of the king" Origin of Fitzroy: English

The name Fitzroy is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of the king". Fitzroy and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

An English surname originally given to the illegitimate sons of a monarch. Might be a nice middle name choice to honor an ancestral Roy.

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Famous People Named Fitzroy

FitzRoy James Henry Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan, British Army officer in the Peninsular War and the Hundred Days
Fitzroy Hamilton Niall Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, 1st Baronet
Fitzroy Alexander aka Lord Meloday, Trinidadian calypso singer
Henry John FitzRoy Somerset, Marquess of Worcester

Pop Culture References for the name Fitzroy

Fitzroy Avery "Fitz" Vacker, character in "Keeper of the Lost Cities" by Shannon Messenger
Rosalinda Samantha Fitzroy, main character of "A Long Long Sleep" by Anna Sheehan
Fitzroy, suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia