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Fernande (girl)

What does Fernande mean?

Fernande Pronunciation of Fernande [fer-nande] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Fernande) has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Fernande is "ready journey". Fernande is a version of Fernanda (Old German): from fard nand.


4 relations via Fernanda: Ferdinanda, Ferdinande, Fernandina and Fernandine.

Creative forms:
(female) Fernanti, Frannande, ..

(male) Fernanley, Fernansey, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fernande Perla (F.P.), ..

How popular is Fernande?

Fernande is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3512 out of 4276, Top 82%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Fernande was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #1634 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fernande name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fernande outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Fernanda (#559 from current records) is the only other prominent related form of Fernande. Other forms, like Ferdinanda, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Fernande was common 6 years ago (median #1129) and is now significantly lower (#1279, 60%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fernande, Fernanda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fernande and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Amande, Amarande, Armande, Armonde, Bernadea (see Bernadette), Bernadet (see Bernadette), Bernarda, Bertilde, Bertrade, Brande, Brannde (see Brandy), Emeraude, Eolande, Fabianne, Fannee, Fannie, Farran, Felmine, Fern, Ferna, Ferne, Fernlea (see Fernley), Fernlee, Fernley, Fernlie (see Fernley), Fernly, Ferran, Ferryn, Florance, Fontanne, Fortnee (see Fortney), Fortune, Fran, Franca, France, Franci, Frania, Franie, Frank, Franka, Frankie, Franky, Franni, Frannie, Franny, Franzi, Frayda, Frayde, Fraydel, Freada, Freyde, Friede, Garlande, Gerarde, Gerianne, Germane (see Germaine), Gertrude, Jermane (see Germaine), Jolande, Kerianne, Leonarde (see Leonarda), Meade, Melisande, Meranda, Mercede, Ormonde, Reade, Selinde, Serhilde, Verde, Yolande, Yollande, Ysande, Zenaide and Zuraide. These names tend to be less frequently used than Fernande.

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