PRONOUNCED: er-NAHN-do [key]
Meaning & History
Medieval Spanish form of FERDINAND
. A famous bearer of this name was Hernando Cortés, a Spanish conquistador.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Ferdinand (Ancient Germanic), Ferran (Catalan), Ferdinand (Czech), Ferdinand, Ferdi (Dutch), Ferdinand, Ferdie, Ferdy (English), Ferdinand, Fernand (French), Ferdinand, Ferdi (German), Ferdinánd, Nándor (Hungarian), Ferdinando (Italian), Ferdynand (Polish), Fernando, Fernão (Portuguese), Ferdinand (Slovene) |