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What does Fernan mean?

Fernan Pronunciation of Fernan as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the name Fernan means "ready journey". Fernan is a version of Ferdinand (Old German): the original variant spelling is Ferdinando.



OTHER FORMS VIA FERDINAND Ferd, Ferdi, Ferdie, Ferdo, Ferdy, Ferdynand, Fernand, Fernandas, Fernande, Fernando, Hernan, Hernando



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How popular is Fernan?

Fernan is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#77472 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Fernan (NOT RANKED) are Fernando (#310 IN 2018), Ferd, Ferdinand, Fernand and Hernan. Other variants, like Ferdo, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Fernan was widespread 17 years ago (USAGE OF 0.1%) and has become much lower since (USAGE 0.1%, DOWN 57%), with the version Ferdinand going out of style. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Arnan, Bernal, Ernan, Farnam, Farnham, Farnum, Farran, Fegan, Feggan, Felan, Fenn, Fergal, Fermin, Fernald, Fernham (see Farnham), Ferran, Ferrand, Ferrant, Ferrar, Ferrin, Ferron, Finan, Fionan, Firmin, Fran, Frean, Freeman, Freman, Fuhrman, Furman, Furmann (see Furman), German, Herman, Jeran, Jerman, Jernayn (see Germain), Keenan, Kenan, Kennan, Kernan, Kiernan, Teran, Terran, Tiernan, Vernal, Vernen, Vernin and Vernon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fernan.

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