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

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Fernando Family Origin

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Fernando Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    44%
  • Carpenter

    22%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fernando family was Farmer. The most common Fernando occupation in the USA was Laborer. 44% of Fernando's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fernando.

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Fernando Historical Records

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Fernando Life Expectancy

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Famous Fernando Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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