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Fitzgerald Name Meaning

Irish: Anglo-Norman French patronymic from the personal name Gerald (see Garrett). The name was formed by the addition of the Anglo-Norman French prefix fi(t)z ‘son of’ (Latin filius) to the personal name. The Gaelicized form Mac Gearailt is common in the Gaelic-speaking areas of West Kerry.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Fitzner, Figura, Gerald, Ritzler, Hegewald, Litteral, Ritzel, Pitera

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Fitzgerald Family Origin

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Fitzgerald Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Tailor

    2%
  • Charwoman

    2%
  • Laundress

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Tailor and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fitzgerald. The most common Fitzgerald occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Fitzgerald's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Fitzgerald family was Laundress.

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