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, Ferdo(Croatian) 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(Slovak) Ferdinand, Ferdo(Slovene) Fernando, Hernando, Hernán, Nando(Spanish)
Entry updated July 2, 2017