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What does Ferdinando mean?

Ferdinando Pronunciation of Ferdinando [fer-di-nan-do] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and Ferdinando means "ready journey". Ferdinando is an alternate spelling of Ferdinand (Old German): the original transcription is Ferdinando.


Ferdinando has 1 variant: Ferdynand.

4 more alternative forms via Ferdinand: Fernand, Fernande, Fernando and Hernando.

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Middle name pairings:
Ferdinando Miles (F.M.), ..

How popular is Ferdinando?

Ferdinando is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#86341 out of 150436, Top 57%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Ferdinando (not in Top 2000) are Fernando (#269 in 2015), Fernand and Ferdinand. Adoption of these forms of Ferdinando was at its highest in 2001 (adoption of 0.13%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.07%, down 47%), with the version Ferdinand falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ferdinand, Fernand, Fernando in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arlando, Armando, Arnaldo, Barnardo, Belindo, Bellindo, Bernardo, Bernhardo (see Bernard), Bertrando (see Bertram), Brando, Celindo, Fabianno, Fabiano, Fabriano, Farand, Farrand, Farrimond, Farrimund, Feliciano, Ferdi, Ferdie, Ferdo, Fermin, Fernald, Fernan, Fernandas, Ferran, Ferrand, Ferrant, Ferrin, Finan, Flaviano, Fortino, Fortunato, Franco, Franio, Franko, Freeland, Frido, Furnald, Geraldo, Gerardo, Grimaldo, Heraldo, Jeraldo (see Jerald), Jerardo, Leonardo, Normando, Orlando, Perdido, Reginaldo, Reinaldo, Renado, Renaldo, Renardo, Reynaldo, Reynardo and Rinaldo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ferdinando.

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