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Fitzgerald - Meaning of Fitzgerald

What does Fitzgerald mean?

[ 3 syll. fit-(z)ge-ral(d), fi-tzgera-ld ] The baby boy name Fitzgerald is pronounced as FIHTSJHehR-owLD †. Fitzgerald is of Old French origin and it is used mainly in English. The name Fitzgerald means 'son of Gerald; son of the ruler with a spear'.

Variation transcriptions of Fitzgerald include Fitsgerald and Fytzgerald.

The shortenings Fitz (English) and Gerald (English) are other variant transcriptions of the name.

See also the related categories, spear (warrior), ruler (king), son (heir), and french.

Fitzgerald is unusual as a baby boy name. Its usage peaked in 1964 with 0.006% of baby boys being named Fitzgerald. It had a ranking of #693 then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then, and is of only very modest use now. Among the family of boy names directly related to Fitzgerald, Gerald was the most frequently used in 2016.

† Pronunciation for Fitzgerald: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"

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