Name Ferdinand Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Ferdinand


Ferdinand is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Ferdinand?

The boy’s name Ferdinand is a Germanic name, which originally derived from the Gothic name Fridunanth or Frithnanths.

What does the name Ferdinand mean?

Ferdinand means “bold protector” or “brave in peace” (from Gothic “frith/friþ” = protection + “nanth/nanþ” = courage). Besides, the first part of the name Ferdinand could be derived from Germanic “fardi” meaning “journey” or “travel”. Therefore Ferdinand means “adventurous” and “bold journey” or “bold voyager”.

Pronunciation of Ferdinand

Variants of the name Ferdinand


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Popularity of the name Ferdinand

The name Ferdinand is ranked #1346 overall.

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