Fitz Family History
Fitz Name Meaning
English: from Anglo-Norman French fi(t)z ‘son’ (from Latin filius) used originally to distinguish a son from a father bearing the same personal name and then conventionalized as a hereditary surname or short for a surname of which fiz ‘son’ was the first element for example Fitzhenry and Fitzroy . Altered form of English Fitch . German: from a vernacular pet form of the personal name Vinzenz (see Vincent ) or Vitus (see Vito compare Veit ). Compare also Fietz . Americanized or Germanized form of Croatian and Slovenian Fic: from the old personal name Fic of German origin (see 3 above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022