Fletcher

Fletcher - A very unique male name



  Nov 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Fletcher, meaning arrow-maker, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #280. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Fletcher and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Fletcher? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Fletcher. The baby boy name Fletcher was given to 235 baby boys in 2012, ranking #789 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,983 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Fletcher peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1910 on position 280.



Famous with this name

Louise Fletcher
Jack Fletcher
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Fletcher is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Fletcher is currently topping the baby name charts in Montana at position #234 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,353.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Fletcher is where you live.


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Fletcher origin and meaning

Fletcher is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means arrow-maker. To see famous people named Fletcher, pop culture references for the name Fletcher and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Fletcher

We've found the following names that sound similar to Fletcher, sorted by popularity.


Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012789
2011912
2010879
2009943
20081057
20071008
20061093
20051044
2004990
20031016
20021031
20011160
20001116
19991147
19981431
19971565
19961503
19951524
19941251
19931331
19921522
19911729
19901381
19891587
19881987
19871253
19861047
19851116
19841158
19832098
19821873
19801382
19791963
19781514
19771565
19761523
19751707
19741929
19731876
19721866
19711089
1970838
19691036
1968941
1967874
1966841
1965847
1964815
1963869
1962872
1961864
19601004
1959869
1958756
1957788
19561011
1955698
1954787
1953727
1952690
1951634
1950620
1949630
1948617
1947723
1946636
1945621
1944614
1943662
1942638
1941601
1940684
1939565
1938539
1937583
1936581
1935604
1934554
1933512
1932528
1931612
1930543
1929522
1928527
1927520
1926517
1925528
1924524
1923518
1922527
1921463
1920607
1919504
1918465
1917466
1916430
1915441
1914459
1913516
1912415
1911387
1910280

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Montana234
Missouri345
Nebraska404
Minnesota456
Iowa520
Oregon566
Tennessee572
Wisconsin613
Georgia621
North Carolina635
Alabama644
Oklahoma663
Colorado671
Ohio680
Indiana694
Michigan725
Florida736
Maryland749
Virginia783
Illinois831
Washington847
California949
Pennsylvania1211
Texas1327
New York1353

Even more about Fletcher


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Fletcher a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Fletcher?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Fletcher
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 6,983
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +235

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