Fernand

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
216
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Fernand

"Fernand" is a name of French origin, and it means "Adventurer". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name, cognate to Ferdinand.

Notable Persons Named Fernand

Fernand Braudel was a historian. Fernand was born on August 24th, 1902 in Luméville-en-Ornois, France. He died on November 27th, 1985.

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Fernand Léger was an artist in the fields of painting, printmaking, and filmmaking. Fernand was born on February 4th, 1881 in Argentan. He left this life on August 17th, 1955.

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Fernand Khnopff was an artist in the fields of painting, sculpture, and designer. Fernand was given the name Fernand Edmond Jean Marie Khnopff on September 12th, 1858 in Grembergen. He breathed his last breath on November 12th, 1921.

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Fernand Point was a chef. Fernand was born on February 25th, 1897 in Louhans. He passed away on March 4th, 1955.

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Fernand was born in 1922. He passed away on December 26th, 1942.

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Fernand was born on February 18th, 1900. He breathed his last breath on January 6th, 1975.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Fernand

Frank was born on May 3rd, 1919 in Curchorem. Frank is also known as Franklin Fernandes. He passed away on April 1st, 2007.

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Jeannot was born on November 22nd, 1961.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 7 0 7
1889 5 0 5
1900 5 0 5
1912 15 0 15
1913 10 0 10
1914 23 0 23
1915 25 0 25
1916 33 0 33
1917 30 0 30
1918 27 0 27
1919 29 0 29
1920 38 0 38
1921 49 0 49
1922 63 0 63
1923 73 0 73
1924 73 0 73
1925 54 0 54
1926 56 0 56
1927 69 0 69
1928 51 0 51
1929 36 0 36
1930 39 0 39
1931 35 0 35
1932 46 0 46
1933 37 0 37
1934 26 0 26
1935 35 0 35
1936 21 0 21
1937 14 0 14
1938 16 0 16
1939 17 0 17
1940 13 0 13
1941 15 0 15
1942 30 0 30
1943 21 0 21
1944 14 0 14
1945 20 0 20
1946 11 0 11
1947 18 0 18
1948 10 0 10
1949 12 0 12
1950 7 0 7
1951 16 0 16
1952 14 0 14
1953 13 0 13
1954 8 0 8
1955 7 0 7
1956 5 0 5
1957 8 0 8
1958 6 0 6
1959 9 0 9
1960 6 0 6
1962 12 0 12
1963 11 0 11
1964 6 0 6
1965 7 0 7
1966 10 0 10
1967 5 0 5
1968 5 0 5
1969 5 0 5
1970 7 0 7
1972 5 0 5
1973 8 0 8
1974 5 0 5
1975 9 0 9
1977 12 0 12
1979 7 0 7
1980 5 0 5
1984 7 0 7
1986 6 0 6
1988 9 0 9
1989 5 0 5
1990 6 0 6
1991 5 0 5
1996 5 0 5

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Popularity of Fernand as a first name

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Popularity of Fernand as a last name

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Common last names for Fernand

  • Roy
  • Martin
  • Cote
  • Poulin
  • Leblanc
  • Gagne
  • Boucher

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fernand U.S.
  White 43.06% 64.26%
  African American 37.04% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 18.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fernand

People with the last name Fernand are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Fernand

  • How Popular is the name Fernand? Fernand is the 8,071st most popular name of all time. As a last name Fernand was the 86,314th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Fernand have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,482 babies born with the first name Fernand in the United States. That's more than enough people named Fernand to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Fernand? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Fernand first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Fernand is Saturday, January 23rd, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Fernand born? The highest recorded use of the first name Fernand was in 1923 with a total of 73 babies.
  • Random Fernand Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Fernand ranks 75th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 19 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1927.
  • Weird things about the name Fernand: Your name in reverse order is Dnanref. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Drneanf. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fernand? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 216 people with the last name Fernand.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fernand? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Fernand as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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