Fletcher name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old French, Middle and English
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Fletcher f-let-cher
Meaning: Maker of Arrows and Arror Featherer
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What does Fletcher mean?

Unfading and Outstanding Fletcher mainly is used in English, meaning of Fletcher is "Maker of Arrows or Arror Featherer" is a unisex name has its origin in Middle, English and Old French.

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How do I pronounce Fletcher?

The two syllabled name Fletcher is pronounced, f-let-cher. Some people pronounce it as fl(e)-tcher.

Variants of Fletcher


Names that rhyme with Fletcher

How popular is the name Fletcher?

A common name in United States having over 14376 recievers in 160 years of usage. At present at its peak, it ranked 266th when 441 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Moreover, the moniker has been to Also, Fletcher used to be a common name in England and Wales, first appeared in 1996 and over 3113 babies have been given the name in 23 years.

At the peak of its usage in 2011,. However after 23 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but it is still going strong.

Fletcher is a familiar baby name in Queensland, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 100 names.

Recently in 2019, 87 babies were given Fletcher and it reached its peak ranking, 73 on boy names chart. Over 489 people have been named Fletcher in Queensland. Also, in Victoria, in just 5 years, it has made it to the top 100 names.

Recently in 2016, 99 babies were given Fletcher and it reached its peak ranking, 64 on boy names chart. Over 408 babies in Victoria have been named Fletcher.

Fletcher is an uncommon baby name in Ireland where it is still in use.

It had a short run of 4 years on France boy names chart. Fletcher is a common name in Malawi while somewhat familiar name in Zimbabwe, Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand, Philippines and Zambia.

At least, 10000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our research.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Fletcher in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Fletcher

Others wonder how you handle everything so good. Your secret hides in your everyday routine. Partnerships are exclusively important to you. Sometimes, you make your own rules in order to prove that not everything is as it seems. You are not very good when it comes to romantic relationships. You are persistent but without motivation, you won't accomplish anything. People who know you describe you as driven and ambitious.

Other names similar to Fletcher

  •  Rex - Long standing and Popular Rex is used mainly in Swedish and German is originated from Latin, Rex means "The Queen, Advice or King" is used in general as a gender-neutral name . In 1980, pleasing name Rex elevated to 488th position on baby boy names chart in United States
  •  Randal - Randal's meaning is Shield Wolf or Variant of Randolph is originated from Germanic and Old High German and is used predominantly in Hindi and English is used for both sexes
  •  Irvin - Originated from Celtic, Germanic and Old High German, Famous and Conifer Irvin means "Place Name, Green Water or Boar Friend" which is used mainly in Finnish, Danish and English is customarily bestowed upon both genders
  •  Tierra means Earth or Land is specifically used in Spanish which is rooted from Latin and English is used as a gender-neutral name
  •  Hulda - Pleasing and Traditional girl name Hulda means "Madam, Hold or Wiesel", commonly used in Danish, German and Finnish is rooted from Old High German, Germanic and Old Norse languages

Middle names for Fletcher

We've compiled a list of the flourishing and teeny-weeny middle names for Fletcher below.

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Sibling Names for Fletcher

If you're considering naming your baby boy "Fletcher," you may be wondering what names pair well with it. Look no further! We've put together a list of sibling names that complement the unique and charming sound of Fletcher. Whether you prefer classic or modern monikers, there's something on this list for everyone.

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Famous people named Fletcher

  • Fletcher Knebel, American author of several popular works of political fiction
  • Fletcher Steele, American landscape architect credited with designing and creating over 700 gardens
  • Fletcher Harper, American publisher
  • Fletcher Jones, Australian clothing manufacturer and retailer
  • Fletcher Webster, son of renowned politician Daniel Webster and Grace Fletcher Webster
  • Fletcher Allen, American jazz saxophonist
  • Fletcher Dulini Ncube, Zimbabwean politician
  • Fletcher Gilders, Detroit native
  • Fletcher Henderson, James Fletcher Hamilton Henderson Jr
  • Fletcher L. Hartsell Jr., Fletcher L. Hartsell Jr
  • Fletcher Christian, was master's mate on board HMS 'Bounty' during Lieutenant William Bligh's voyage to Tahiti during 1787–1789 for breadfruit plants
  • Fletcher Pratt, American writer of science fiction
  • Fletcher Stockdale, U.S. politician, lawyer
  • Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, English lawyer and politician
  • Fletcher Bowron, American lawyer, judge, and politician
  • Fletcher Hodges Jr., Fletcher Hodges Jr
  • Fletcher Hanks, Fletcher Hanks, Sr
  • Fletcher Markle, Canadian actor, screenwriter
  • Fletcher Humphrys, Australian actor
  • Fletcher Thompson, American lawyer
  • Fletcher Hale, American politician and a United States Representative
  • Fletcher B. Swank, American politician and a U.S. Representative
  • Fletcher D. Proctor, American businessman, a Republican politician
  • Fletcher O'Leary, Australian child actor
  • Fletcher Jones, American businessman
  • Fletcher Dragge was born on April 22, 1966, and is the original guitarist of the punk rock band Pennywise.
  • In 1999, Fletcher McTaggart played the role of Macbeth and Self in documentary movie Seeing the Dagger: Discovering Shakespeare's Macbeth.

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  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
  5. Births Deaths And Marriages Victoria, https://www.bdm.vic.gov.au/births/naming-your-child/popular-baby-names-in-victoria
  6. Queensland Government - Open Data Portal, https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset/top-100-baby-names
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