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Fernando Meaning

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What does Fernando mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Fernando is of Spanish origin.

The meaning of Fernando is "bold voyager, traveler".  

Fernando is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Fer-nan-do.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 253 in baby name popularity for boys with 1424 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Fernando Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Fernando has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Fernando to other names.

 
   
Fernando is a form of the name Ferdinand.

The name Fernanda is a form of Fernando.

Fernando has the diminutive (nickname) Fernan.

Fernando falls into the song name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Fernando Botero, Fernando Lamas, Fernando Vargas.

   
Would you like to fingerspell the name Fernando in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Fernando in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Fernando in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Fernando Numerology page.

Fernando Numerology
Fernando in Hieroglyhics
Fernando in Nautical Flags
Spanish names consist of one or more given names followed by TWO family names. Generally the first surname is the father's first surname and the second is the mother's first surname but this traditional order no longer required. Generally the second surname is only used for formal and legal matters.

Although a child may have only one or two given names for official civil records, they may be given several names when baptized.

Given names are simple such as Juan or composite such as Juan Pablo. Composite names are considered single unit first names and not first and second names.

Parents give names that just appeal to them, honor relatives or saints, or are of traditional Spanish origin.

Many Spanish given names honor the Virgin Mary. Girls are frequently given the name Maria or Maria followed by a suffix name and boys are sometimes given the name Maria as a middle name. Girls with Marian composite names may use the suffix portion of their name as their main informal name. For example Maria de los Angeles, Maria del Pilar and Maria de la Luz, may go by the names Angeles, Pilar and Luz.

Although the first name within a composite name generally reflects the gender of the holder, the second name need not, as in Jose Maria or Maria Jose.

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