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What does Fernand mean?

Fernand Pronunciation of Fernand [fer-nand] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Fernand is "ready journey". Fernand is a variant form of Ferdinand (Old German): the original variant is Ferdinando.


Fernand has 1 variant: Fernande.

8 more related forms via Ferdinand: Ferd, Ferdinando, Ferdynand, Fernan, Fernandas, Fernando, Hernan and Hernando.

Creative forms:
(male) Fenand, Fennand, ..

(female) Fertan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fernand Tyrone (F.T.), ..

How popular is Fernand?

Fernand is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#107565 out of 150436, Top 72%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Fernand reached its apex position of #919 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Fernando (#269 a year ago), Hernan, Ferdinand and Ferd are the prominent variation forms of Fernand appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Fernand reached the apex of their popularity a decade ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.1%, 50.1% less).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arand, Arland, Armand, Berend, Bernald, Bernard, Bernd, Bertrand, Brand, Derland, Devland, Durand, Durland, Earland, Erland, Farand, Farnall (see Farnell), Farnam, Farran, Farrand, Farrant, Fegan, Feggan, Felan, Fenn, Ferenc, Fergal, Fergall (see Fergal), Fermin, Fernald, Fernham (see Farnham), Fernlea, Fernlee, Fernley, Ferran, Ferrand, Ferrant, Ferrar, Ferrars, Ferrin, Ferron, Finan, Fionan, Fran, Franc, Frank, Frann, Frans, Franz, Frean, Freeland, Furman, Furmann (see Furman), Furnald, Garland, Harland, Kernan, Leeland, Leland, Leyland, Marland, Morland, Newland, Normand, Orland, Ormand and Vernard. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fernand.

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