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Gender Masculine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. ehr-NAN-do
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Meaning & History

Medieval Spanish form of FERDINAND. A famous bearer of this name was Hernando Cortés (1485-1547), a Spanish conquistador.
VariantFernando
DiminutivesHernán, Nando
Feminine FormFernanda
Other Languages & CulturesFerdinand(Ancient Germanic) Ferran(Catalan) Ferdinand, Ferdo(Croatian) 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) Fernando, Fernão(Portuguese) Ferdinand(Slovak) Ferdinand, Ferdo(Slovene)
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