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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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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Servant

    5%

In 1881, the most common Fitzgerald occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Fitzgerald's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fitzgerald. A less common occupation for the Fitzgerald family was Servant.

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