What does Fernald mean?
Fernald [fer-nald] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Fernald is "the fern hill". Fernald is a variant form of Farnell (Old English): place name.
Fernald has 1 variant: Furnald.
1 more different relation via Farnell: Farnall.Creative forms:
(male) Farnald, Ferald, ..
(female) Fernel, .. Middle name pairings:
Fernald Rylan (F.R.), ..
How popular is Fernald?
Fernald is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#14168 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Fernald has not been listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Arnald, Bernal, Bernald, Bernard▼, Bernhald (see Bernal), Bernold (see Bernal), Derald, Farnly (see Farnley), Fergal, Fergall (see Fergal), Fernan, Fernand, Fernande, Fernando, Fernlea, Fernlee, Fernley, Ferrand, Gerald▼, Gerrald, Jerald▼, Jerrald, Reinald, Reynald, Vernal and Vernard. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fernald.See names in meaning and etymology.