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EtymologyEdit

Translation of the Irish surname Mac Giolla Phádraig (son of the devotee of Saint Patrick), through Fitz, from Old French fils, from Latin filius.

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Fitzpatrick

  1. A surname​.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
      Jones began to be very importunate with the lady to unmask; and at length having prevailed, there appeared not Mrs Fitzpatrick, but the Lady Bellaston herself.

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