Given Name HERNANDO

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Spanish
PRONOUNCED: er-NAN-do   [details]

Meaning & History

Medieval Spanish form of FERDINAND. A famous bearer of this name was Hernando Cortés (1485-1547), a Spanish conquistador.
VARIANT: Fernando
DIMINUTIVES: Hernán, Nando
FEMININE FORM: Fernanda
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), Fernando, Fernão (Portuguese), Ferdinand (Slovene)