Fitzroy Family History
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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