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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

What did your Fitzroy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fitzroy family was Ice Merchant. The most common Fitzroy occupation in the USA was Carriage Maker. 10% of Fitzroy's were Carriage Makers. Carriage Maker, Clerk Ice Dealer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fitzroy.

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  • Carriage Maker

    10%
  • Clerk Ice Dealer

    10%
  • Gardener

    10%
  • Ice Merchant

    10%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fitzroy ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fitzroy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fitzroy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fitzroy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fitzroy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fitzroy. For the veterans among your Fitzroy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fitzroy Life Expectancy

What is the average Fitzroy lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fitzroy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Fitzroy in 1963 was 52, and 60 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fitzroy ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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