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Fernando

Heartfer-NAN-do (Sp); fer-NAN-doo (Port.)
Spanish and Portuguese variation of Ferdinand
"bold voyager"

Fernando Origin and Meaning

The name Fernando is a boy's name of Spanish, Portuguese origin meaning "bold voyager".
Can you hear the drums Fernando? Although 58% of Nameberries prefer Ferdinand to Fernando, the Iberian variant has a softer, more romantic feel that makes it a better fit with all those Javiers, Lorenzos and Matteos.
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Famous People Named Fernando

  • Fernando Martins de Bulhõesbirth name of Saint Anthony of Padua
  • Fernando Álvarez de ToledoGrand Duke of Alba, Spanish noble, general, and diplomat
  • Fernando VelascoAmerican football player
  • Fernando VerdascoSpanish tennis player
  • Fernando José TorresSpanish football player
  • Fernando RodneyDominican baseball player
  • Fernando AlonsoSpanish racing driver
  • Fernando Francisco GonzálezChilean tennis player
  • Fernando ValenzuelaMexican baseball player
  • Fernando Manuel Fernandes da Costa SantosPortuguese footballer and manager
  • Fernando António Nogueira PessoaPortuguese poet
  • Fernando RieraChilean footballer
  • Fernando Ricksenformer Dutch footballer

Fernando in Pop Culture

  • "Fernando" song by Swedish pop group ABBA
  • San Fernando ValleyLos Angeles, California
  • Fernando Castillo Saavedrais a main character in telenovela "Destinos"
  • Fernando Guererocharacter on TV's "Fuller House"
  • Fernando Sucrecharacter on TV's "Prison Break"