Name for 14th January- Fletcher

English: From a surname meaning “maker of arrows” in Middle English, ultimately from Old French flechier. (

Common surname with a touch of quirkiness, it definitely fits into the So Far Out It’s In category.Nicknames & Variations:Fletch, Flecher. (

Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old French flechier (arrow maker), which is from the root flech (an arrow). The name originated in the beginning of the 13th century as an occupational name for a maker or seller of arrows.From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Global Popularity (
of the Name Fletcher
#385 in Scotland
#994 in United States

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    Sophia said,

    The only Fletcher I know has two sisters called Jezabel and Saffron. Pretty cute 🙂

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