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Family name
Meaning "son of Morris"
Region of origin Ireland
Related names Fitzmaurice, Morris

Fitzmorris is an Irish Hiberno-Norman surname originating in Counties Kerry, Galway, and Mayo. It is patronymic as the prefix Fitz- derives from the Latin filius, meaning "son of". Its variants include: FitzMorris, Fitz Morris, Fitz-Morris, fitz Morris; alternate spellings Fitzmaurice, Fitzmoris, Fitzmorys;[1] and the given-name-turned-surname Morris. Fitzmorris is uncommon as a given name. People with the name Fitzmorris include:[2]


  1. ^ "Common Names in Ireland during the 16th Century". Retrieved 2007-12-26. 
  2. ^ "Fitzmorris Family Crest and Name History". Retrieved 2007-12-21. 

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