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Ferdinand meaning and name origin

Ferdinand \f(e)-rdina-nd, fer-di-nand\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Ferdinand is "bold voyager". The original form is Ferdinando, which is of Visigothic German origin. Explorers Ferdinand Magellan, Hernando Cortez; former Philippines president Ferdinand Marcos.

Ferdinand has 11 variant forms: Ferd, Ferdi, Ferdie, Ferdinando, Ferdo, Ferdynand, Fernand, Fernandas, Fernando, Hernando and Nando.

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Popularity of Ferdinand

Ferdinand is a somewhat popular first name for males (#845 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#18236 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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