Meaning and Origin of: Fitzpatrick

Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : Son; Fitz names were commonly given to the illegitimate sons of royalty

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : occasionally this may be a genuine Anglo-Norman French patronymic (see Fitzgerald) from the personal namePatrick, but more often it has been adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Pádraig (seeKilpatrick).