"son of William"

Fitzwilliam Origin and Meaning

The name Fitzwilliam is boy's name of English origin meaning "son of William".
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.

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Famous People Named Fitzwilliam

  • Fitzwilliam Coningsby17th century English MP
  • William Fitzwilliam OwenBritish naval officer and explorer
  • Arthur Fitzwilliam TaitEnglish,American artist

Fitzwilliam in Pop Culture

  • Fitzwilliam Darcyhero of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice"
  • Fitzwilliam P. Dalton IIIcharacter in the Pirates of the Caribbean book series by Rob Kidd
  • Nathaniel Fitzwilliam "Nate" Archibalda main character in the Gossip Girl series