Fitzhugh Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Hugh:
From the Old French Hue, which is from the Old High German Hugo, a derivative of hugu (heart, mind, spirit). Hugh was used to Anglicize the Gaelic names Aodh, Uisdean, and Eoghan.
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Fitzhugh is an English Anglo-Norman surname originating in Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire. It is patronymic as the prefix Fitz- derives from the Latin filius, meaning "son of". Its variants include FitzHugh, Fitz-Hugh, Fitz Hugh, fitz Hugh, and its associated given name turned surname Hugh.
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American painter Fitzhugh Lane (1804 - 1865)
Fitz Hugh Ludlow (1836 – 1870), American author, journalist, and explorer
Fitzhugh Lee (1835-1905), U.S. Civil War cavalry commander and Governor of Virginia
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