What does Fernanda mean?
Fernanda \f(e)-rnan-da, fer-na-nda\ as a girls' name is pronounced fer-NAHN-dah. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Fernanda is "ready journey". From fard nand. Feminine of Ferdinand or Fernando.
Fernanda is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2517 out of 4276, Top 59%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Fernanda for girls. Fernanda entered the list in 1995 and reached its apex rank of #258 in the U.S. in 2009, and is at #528 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Fernanda and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Fernanda (#528 a year ago) ranked in the Top 1000 are Nan and Fern. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.456%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.1573%, down 65.5%), with the forms Fern and Nan becoming less fashionable. Fernanda (#528) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)