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Fernando

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Daring, Adventurous
  • #663 All Time
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How popular is the name "Fernando" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 0 8
1882 6 0 6
1883 6 0 6
1884 10 0 10
1885 9 0 9
1886 9 0 9
1888 5 0 5
1892 7 0 7
1894 8 0 8
1895 5 0 5
1896 6 0 6
1897 8 0 8
1898 5 0 5
1899 8 0 8
1900 12 0 12
1901 6 0 6
1902 11 0 11
1903 6 0 6
1904 16 0 16
1906 6 0 6
1907 6 0 6
1908 12 0 12
1909 16 0 16
1910 23 0 23
1911 18 0 18
1912 34 0 34
1913 30 0 30
1914 54 0 54
1915 56 0 56
1916 58 0 58
1917 80 0 80
1918 84 0 84
1919 83 0 83
1920 96 0 96
1921 130 0 130
1922 119 0 119
1923 136 0 136
1924 153 0 153
1925 162 0 162
1926 136 0 136
1927 189 0 189
1928 146 0 146
1929 148 0 148
1930 173 0 173
1931 176 0 176
1932 137 6 131
1933 132 0 132
1934 133 0 133
1935 128 0 128
1936 121 0 121
1937 150 0 150
1938 141 0 141
1939 131 0 131
1940 164 0 164
1941 134 0 134
1942 183 0 183
1943 163 0 163
1944 180 0 180
1945 219 0 219
1946 219 0 219
1947 265 0 265
1948 311 0 311
1949 268 0 268
1950 344 0 344
1951 414 5 409
1952 426 5 421
1953 529 0 529
1954 577 0 577
1955 534 0 534
1956 510 0 510
1957 534 0 534
1958 525 0 525
1959 618 9 609
1960 585 5 580
1961 610 0 610
1962 636 5 631
1963 603 5 598
1964 620 0 620
1965 548 0 548
1966 607 5 602
1967 593 5 588
1968 655 6 649
1969 685 5 680
1970 767 0 767
1971 822 0 822
1972 786 0 786
1973 814 9 805
1974 852 11 841
1975 924 13 911
1976 893 8 885
1977 1,149 14 1,135
1978 1,089 9 1,080
1979 1,141 10 1,131
1980 1,276 13 1,263
1981 1,261 21 1,240
1982 1,378 12 1,366
1983 1,300 19 1,281
1984 1,299 17 1,282
1985 1,300 13 1,287
1986 1,338 17 1,321
1987 1,220 17 1,203
1988 1,371 12 1,359
1989 1,597 16 1,581
1990 1,747 18 1,729
1991 1,917 20 1,897
1992 1,898 21 1,877
1993 1,819 21 1,798
1994 1,860 28 1,832
1995 1,891 19 1,872
1996 1,886 10 1,876
1997 2,325 10 2,315
1998 2,064 8 2,056
1999 2,187 12 2,175
2000 2,610 9 2,601
2001 2,611 11 2,600
2002 2,438 15 2,423
2003 2,560 9 2,551
2004 2,594 18 2,576
2005 2,451 12 2,439
2006 2,763 7 2,756
2007 2,696 10 2,686
2008 2,386 5 2,381
2009 2,133 9 2,124
2010 1,956 6 1,950
2011 1,709 5 1,704
2012 1,490 9 1,481
2013 1,426 0 1,426
2014 1,393 0 1,393

Want to know about the populiarty of Fernando? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 92,194 babies born with the name Fernando in the United States. That's more than enough Fernandos to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Fernando" was in 2006 with a total of 2,756 babies. (That's a lot of baby Fernandos)

According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Fernando" ranks #81 in popularity as a baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, 509 babies in California have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of 1,276 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Fernando popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Fernando" mean? The list below shows the origins of Fernando as well as things modernly associated with the name Fernando such as celebrities named Fernando.

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Fernando

The name "Fernando" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Daring, Adventurous". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres is a football biography. Fernando was born in 1984 in Fuenlabrada, Spain.

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Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso is a f1 driver. Fernando was born in 1981 as Fernando Alonso Diaz in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain.

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Fernando Colunga

Fernando Colunga is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to present. Fernando was born in 1966 as Fernando Colunga Olivares in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Fernando Gago

Fernando Gago is a football biography. Fernando was born in 1986 in Ciudadela, Argentina.

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Fernando Carrillo

Fernando Carrillo is an actor. Fernando was born in 1970 as Fernando Enrique Carrillo Roselli in Caracas, Venezuela.

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Fernando Allende

Fernando was born in 1954 as Fernando Allende in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Alternative Meanings

F is for favorite, everyone's best friend.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Your name in reverse order is "Odnanref". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nfraedon". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Fernando born Mar 17, 1988

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Name poster for Fernando

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