What does Hernando mean?
(male) Hernandy, Hernanto, ..
(female) Hernanda, Hernanet, .. Middle name pairings:
Hernando Elan (H.E.), ..
How popular is Hernando?
Hernando is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#39176 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Ferdinand, Fernand, Fernando (#269 via latest list) and Hernan are the prominent related forms of Hernando (not ranked). Other forms, like Fernandas, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Hernando was more pronounced among parents in 2001 (average #1282) and is somewhat lower today (#1567, 50% less usage), with the form Ferdinand becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Arlando, Armando, Arnaldo, Barnardo, Bernald, Bernard▼, Bernardo, Bernhardo (see Bernard), Bertrando (see Bertram), Brando, Derland, Fernald, Ferrand, Geraldo, Gerardo, Germano, Harland▼, Harman, Harmann, Harmonio, Heanno, Helado (see Heladio), Heraldo, Herlad, Herman▼, Hermann, Herminio, Hermon▼, Herndon, Heronimo, Jeraldo (see Jerald), Jerardo, Kernan, Leonardo▲, Normando, Orlando, Reinaldo, Renado, Renaldo, Renardo, Reynaldo, Reynardo, Vernados and Vernard. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hernando.See names in meaning and etymology.