Feminine variation of Fernando, Spanish and Portuguese version of German Ferdinand
"bold voyager"

Fernanda Origin and Meaning

The name Fernanda is a girl's name of Spanish, Italian, Portuguese origin meaning "bold voyager".

Fernanda is very popular in the Latino community, with a lot more charm than its male counterpart. The standard nickname is Nanda, and variations include Ferdinanda and Fernandina.

Oscar-nominated Brazilian actress Fernanda Montenegro was born Arlette, but has said she chose Fernanda because of its 'sonority.' Fernanda Eberstadt is an American novelist and journalist; Brazil-born Fernanda Rocha is one of The Housewives of Orange County.

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Famous People Named Fernanda

  • Fernanda Montenegro (born Arlette Pinheiro Esteves Torres)Brazilian actress
  • (Maria) Fernanda Moreira RibeiroPortuguese Olympic distance runner
  • (María) Fernanda GonzalezMexican Olympic swimmer
  • Fernanda BrandãoBrazilian singer
  • (María) Fernanda ArozquetaMexican singer and actress
  • Fernanda Cama Pereira LimaBrazilian actress
  • Fernanda GarayBrazilian volleyball player
  • Fernanda de FreitasBrazilian actress
  • Maria Fernanda "Nanda" Barbato AlvesBrazilian tennis player
  • Maria Fernanda CândidoBrazilian actress
  • María Fernanda EspinosaEcuadorian politician
  • María Fernanda HerazoColombian tennis player
  • María Fernanda QuirozMexican actress
  • María Fernanda MaloMexican actress
  • María Fernanda del Carmen MoralesMexican voice actress
  • María Fernanda NeilArgentine actress and siner
  • Fernanda LyChinese Australian model

Fernanda in Pop Culture

  • Fernandaprincess in the fairy tale 'The Wise Princess'
  • Fernanda del Carpiothe beautiful but harsh and seldom,sympathetic bride from Gabriel Garcia Marquez's "One Hundred Years of Solitude"

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