Fernando

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of Ferdinando, from Proto-Germanic *fardiz (journey) or *friþuz (peace) + *nanþaz (daring) (from the root of *ninþaną (to be daring)).

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Fernando

  1. A male given name from Spanish of Spanish origin. Diminutive: Nando, Fer

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: fer‧nan‧do
  • IPA(key): /peɾˈnando/, [pɪɾ̪ˈn̪an̪d̪ʊ]

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Fernando

  1. a male given name
  2. a surname

Portuguese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: -ɐ̃du
  • Hyphenation: Fer‧nan‧do

Proper noun[edit]

Fernando m

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Ferdinand

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐍂𐌳 (fard, journey) + 𐌽𐌰𐌽𐌳 (nand, ready, perpared).

Proper noun[edit]

Fernando m

  1. a male given name

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish.

Proper noun[edit]

Fernando

  1. a male given name from Spanish
  2. a surname originating as a patronymic deriving from the given name, or from

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Statistics[edit]

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Fernando is the 92nd most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 60,063 individuals.