Fernando

Fernando - A very unique male name



  May 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Fernando, meaning bold voyager, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #493. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Fernando and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Fernando? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Fernando. The baby boy name Fernando was given to 1,454 baby boys in 2012, ranking #243 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,129 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Fernando peaked in popularity 17 years ago in 2000 on position 150.



Famous with this name

Fernando Soto
Fernando Rossi
Fernando Velazquez


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Fernando is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Fernando is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #123 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #778.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Fernando is where you live.


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Fernando origin and meaning

Fernando is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means bold voyager. To see famous people named Fernando, pop culture references for the name Fernando and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Fernando

We've found the following names that sound similar to Fernando, sorted by popularity.

Fernand / Frantz / Frandy / Fremont / Frantzy /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012243
2011209
2010190
2009178
2008164
2007157
2006151
2005170
2004155
2003159
2002159
2001154
2000150
1999169
1998166
1997152
1996178
1995177
1994174
1993183
1992174
1991169
1990179
1989187
1988201
1987208
1986194
1985193
1984193
1983192
1982188
1981201
1980196
1979213
1978207
1977201
1976235
1975227
1974242
1973246
1972255
1971265
1970281
1969289
1968298
1967306
1966307
1965324
1964316
1963327
1962314
1961321
1960327
1959317
1958342
1957333
1956334
1955314
1954302
1953317
1952339
1951333
1950359
1949400
1948374
1947404
1946414
1945389
1944423
1943456
1942435
1941479
1940420
1939456
1938449
1937427
1936470
1935466
1934449
1933443
1932464
1931409
1930432
1929471
1928485
1927427
1926492
1925456
1924471
1923494
1922542
1921507
1920606
1919643
1918624
1917604
1916734
1915704
1914558
1913702
1912569
1911589
1910493

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California123
Texas127
Arizona159
Nevada193
Nebraska201
Colorado207
Illinois214
New Mexico221
Oklahoma227
Oregon244
Florida271
Washington291
New Jersey293
Wisconsin303
Maryland311
Utah314
Georgia325
Massachusetts328
Connecticut336
Virginia355
Arkansas366
New York373
North Carolina384
Iowa410
Idaho436
Minnesota437
Tennessee442
Kansas445
Indiana450
Michigan516
Alabama559
Pennsylvania579
Missouri687
Ohio719
Louisiana778

Even more about Fernando


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Fernando a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Fernando?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2000
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Fernando
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,129
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,454

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