Fernando Family History
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Fernando Name Meaning
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.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ferdinand, Ferrando, Fernandes, Furtado, Hernando, Bernardo, Leonardo