Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Portuguese form of Ferdinand. This name was borne by the Portuguese explorer Fernão de Magalhães (1480-1521), better known in English as Ferdinand Magellan.

Related Names

VariantFernando
DiminutiveNando
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, Nando(Italian) Ferdynand(Polish) Ferdinand(Slovak) Ferdinand, Ferdo(Slovene) Fernando, Hernando, Hernán, Nando(Spanish)

Entry updated April 25, 2021