HERNANDO
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Spanish
PRONOUNCED: er-NAHN-do   [key]
Meaning & History
Medieval Spanish form of FERDINAND. A famous bearer of this name was Hernando Cortés, a Spanish conquistador.
Related Names
VARIANT: Fernando
DIMINUTIVES: Hernán, Nando
FEMININE FORM: Fernanda
OTHER LANGUAGES: Ferdinand (Ancient Germanic), Ferran (Catalan), Ferdinand (Czech), Ferdinand, Ferdi (Dutch), Ferdinand, Ferdie, Ferdy (English), Ferdinand, Veeti, Vertti (Finnish), Ferdinand, Fernand (French), Ferdinand, Ferdi (German), Ferdinánd, Nándor (Hungarian), Ferdinando (Italian), Ferdynand (Polish), Fernando, Fernão (Portuguese), Ferdinand (Slovene)