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Gender: M 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 2015: #269

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.

Famous People Named Fernando

St. Fernando, known as St. Anthony of Padua
Fernando Velasco, American football player
Fernando Verdasco, Spanish tennis player
Fernando Pessoa, Portuguese writer
Fernando Torres, Spanish football player
Fernando Rodney, Dominican baseball player

Pop Culture References for the name Fernando

Fernando Castillo Saavedra, main character in telenovela "Destinos"
"Fernando," song by ABBA
San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California