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Fitzroy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglo-Norman French patronymic from fi(t)z ‘son’ + Roy in one or other of its senses. It is usually taken to imply that the original bearer was a bastard son of the king, though ‘son of Ruadh’ (a Gaelic nickname meaning ‘red’) is also a possible interpretation.

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


Similar surnames: Fitz, Troy, Gilroy, Kilroy, Mitro, Faherty, Figaro, Citron, Bitar

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Fitzroy Family Origin

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Fitzroy Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    9%
  • Attendant In Theatre

    5%
  • Barrister At Law

    5%
  • Cab Proprietor

    5%

In 1881, the most common Fitzroy occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 9% of Fitzroy's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Attendant In Theatre and Barrister At Law were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fitzroy. A less common occupation for the Fitzroy family was Cab Proprietor.

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Fitzroy Historical Records

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Fitzroy Life Expectancy

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Famous Fitzroy Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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