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


Fernando is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Fernando?

Fernando is a Portuguese and Spanish variant of the Germanic name Ferdinand, wich originally derived from the Gothic name Fridunanth or Frithnanths.

What does the name Fernando mean?

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

Pronunciation of Fernando

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Popularity of the name Fernando

The name Fernando is ranked #7859 overall.

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