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Gender: M Meaning of Fitzwilliam: "son of William" Origin of Fitzwilliam: English

The Christian name of the dashing Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice— it was his mother's maiden name— is just one of several Fitz names, including Fitzroy, Fitzgerald, Fitzpatrick, that could be used to honor a dad named William, Roy, Gerald or Patrick.

Famous People Named Fitzwilliam

Fitzwilliam Coningsby, 17th century English MP

Pop Culture References for the name Fitzwilliam

Fitzwilliam Darcy, hero of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice"
Nathaniel "Nate" Fitzwilliam Archibald, a main character in the Gossip Girl book and television series