Given Name FERNÃO

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Portuguese

Meaning & History

Portuguese form of FERDINAND. This name was borne by the Portuguese explorer Fernão de Magalhães (1480-1521), better known in English as Ferdinand Magellan.
VARIANT: Fernando
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ferdinand (Ancient Germanic), Ferran (Catalan), Ferdinand (Czech), Ferdinand, Ferdi (Dutch), Ferdinand, Ferdie, Ferdy (English), Veeti, Vertti (Finnish), Ferdinand, Fernand (French), Ferdinand, Ferdi (German), Ferdinánd, Nándor (Hungarian), Ferdinando (Italian), Ferdynand (Polish), Ferdinand (Slovene), Fernando, Hernando, Hernán, Nando (Spanish)
Entry updated December 3, 2009