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Meaning & History

Originally this was a Hungarian word referring to a Bulgarian people that lived along the Danube. Since the 19th century it has been used as a Hungarian short form of FERDINAND.
Other Languages & CulturesFerdinand Ancient Germanic Ferran Catalan Ferdinand Czech Ferdinand, Ferdi Dutch Ferdinand, Ferdie, Ferdy English Veeti, Vertti Finnish Ferdinand, Fernand French Ferdinand, Ferdi German Ferdinando Italian Ferdynand Polish Fernando, Fernão Portuguese Ferdinand Slovene Fernando, Hernando, Hernán, Nando Spanish
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Entry updated July 2, 2017