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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.

Fletcher has 2 variant forms: Flecher and Fletch.

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).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Fletcher name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Fletcher with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Fletcher name in U.S.
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