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Fletcher meaning and name origin
Fletcher \fl(et)-cher\ as a boy's name is pronounced FLECH-er. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Fletcher is "arrow-maker". Occupational name, from Old French "flechier", derived from "fleche" (of Germanic origin). Fletcher Christian was the leader of the mutiny on the "Bounty" in 1789.
Popularity of Fletcher
Fletcher is a somewhat popular first name for males (#762 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#293 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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