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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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  • Carriage Maker

    10%
  • Clerk Ice Dealer

    10%
  • Gardener

    10%
  • Ice Merchant

    10%

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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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Fitzroy Historical Records

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Fitzroy Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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