Fernanda

First Name
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Fernanda

"Fernanda" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Journey ready". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Fernanda

Her ongoing career started in 1955. Fernanda was given the name Arlette Pinheiro Esteves Torres on October 16th, 1929 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Fernanda Castillo is an actress. Fernanda was given the name María Fernanda Castillo García on March 24th, 1982.

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Fernanda was born on June 25th, 1977 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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Fernanda was born on October 5th, 1986 in Porto Alegre.

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Fernanda Romero is an actress, model, singer, actor, model (people), and singing. Fernanda was given the name María Fernanda Romero Martínez in Mexico City.

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Fernanda Motta is a model. Fernanda was born Fernanda Motta on May 29th, 1981 in Campos dos Goytacazes.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Fernanda

Infanta Luisa Fernanda was royalty. She holds the title Duchess of Montpensier. Infanta was born as the child of Ferdinand VII of Spain and Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies on January 30th, 1832 in Royal Palace of Madrid. She died on February 2nd, 1897.

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Rico Fernanda is a sports team member for the Persis Solo.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 9 9 0
1915 7 7 0
1916 9 9 0
1917 11 11 0
1918 18 18 0
1919 10 10 0
1920 8 8 0
1921 15 15 0
1922 16 16 0
1923 6 6 0
1924 16 16 0
1925 19 19 0
1926 7 7 0
1927 10 10 0
1928 11 11 0
1929 10 10 0
1931 16 16 0
1932 6 6 0
1933 7 7 0
1934 7 7 0
1936 5 5 0
1937 8 8 0
1938 5 5 0
1940 10 10 0
1941 9 9 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 11 11 0
1945 8 8 0
1946 6 6 0
1948 5 5 0
1949 8 8 0
1950 8 8 0
1951 10 10 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 12 12 0
1954 7 7 0
1955 10 10 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 12 12 0
1958 9 9 0
1959 12 12 0
1960 8 8 0
1961 16 16 0
1962 9 9 0
1963 11 11 0
1964 9 9 0
1965 14 14 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 10 10 0
1968 11 11 0
1969 16 16 0
1970 22 17 5
1971 10 10 0
1972 22 16 6
1973 18 11 7
1974 14 14 0
1975 15 15 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 13 13 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 16 16 0
1981 19 19 0
1982 20 20 0
1983 19 19 0
1984 22 22 0
1985 29 29 0
1986 24 24 0
1987 24 24 0
1988 44 44 0
1989 50 50 0
1990 64 64 0
1991 68 68 0
1992 93 93 0
1993 171 171 0
1994 163 163 0
1995 198 198 0
1996 193 193 0
1997 165 165 0
1998 212 212 0
1999 285 285 0
2000 460 460 0
2001 418 418 0
2002 630 630 0
2003 576 576 0
2004 591 591 0
2005 794 794 0
2006 738 738 0
2007 699 699 0
2008 767 767 0
2009 1,282 1,274 8
2010 936 936 0
2011 961 961 0
2012 823 823 0
2013 585 585 0
2014 585 585 0
2015 551 551 0
2016 684 684 0

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Popularity of Fernanda as a first name

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Common last names for Fernanda

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Lopez
  • Sanchez
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Fun Facts about the name Fernanda

  • How Popular is the name Fernanda? Fernanda is the 2,002nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Fernanda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,606 babies born with the first name Fernanda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Fernanda to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Fernanda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Fernanda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Fernanda is Monday, June 12th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Fernanda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Fernanda was in 2009 with a total of 1,274 babies. That's a lot of babies named Fernanda!
  • Random Fernanda Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Fernanda ranks 96th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 336 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Fernanda: Your name in reverse order is Adnanref. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eafanrnd. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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