Fitzroy

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
(Redirected from Fitzroy (disambiguation))
Jump to: navigation, search

Fitzroy or FitzRoy is an Anglo-Norman name originally meaning "son of the king" (a corruption of the French "fils du roi"). In several cases, this surname was used by an illegitimate son (or daughter) of a king and is still borne by their descendants. It may refer to:

People

As a given name

As a surname

Descendants of Charles II and Barbara Palmer

Others

Fictional characters

Places

Argentina

Australia

Canada

Chile

Falkland Islands

New Zealand

United Kingdom

United States of America

Ships

  • HMS Fitzroy, more than one British ship of the Royal Navy

Sport

  • Fitzroy Football Club, a current Australian rules football team, formerly competing in the national Australian Football League (AFL).