Gender: Male Pronunciation: fer-NAN-do (Sp); fer-NAN-doo (Port.) Meaning of Fernando: "bold voyager" Origin of Fernando: Spanish and Portuguese variation of Ferdinand Fernando's Popularity in 2019: #316

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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Rank in US: #316

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fearlessfirefly Says:


This name is really handsome. I love the meaning to. I really like it as a middle name.

Guest Says:


I keep thinking of Nando's chicken. hahahahhahaha