What does Fitz mean?
Fitz [fitz] as a boys' name is pronounced fits. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Fitz is "son of". Usually used as surname prefix. Derives from the Norman "filz" or "son". See Fitzpatrick, Fitzhugh, Fitzgerald, and Fitzroy.
(male) Faitz, Fatz, ..
(female) Fity, Fitzia, .. Middle name pairings:
Fitz Joe (F.J.), ..
How popular is Fitz?
Fitz is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#8343 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Fitz (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Fitzgerald (#1973 from recent data) and Fitzhugh. These forms of Fitz were favored by parents today. Below is a graphed analysis of the ranking of Fitz and related names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Faiz, Fib, Fico, Fido, Fife, Fin, Finn▲, Firoz, Fish, Fisk, Fitch, Fonz, Frits, Fritz▼, Fritzi (see Frederick), Fritzl and Matz. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fitz.See names in meaning and etymology.