Boy name origins & meanings
- German : Courageous traveler
Boy name variations
How Popular Is The Name Fernando
Family name origins & meanings
- Spanish and Portuguese : from a Germanic personal name composed of a metathesized form of frið ‘peace’ (or farð ‘journey’, ‘expedition’) + nanð ‘daring’, ‘boldness’. See also Ferdinand. This family name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.