Fernanda Name Meaning & Origin

Fernanda

Pronunciation: fehr-NAHN-də (key)

Origin of the name Fernanda:

Feminine form of Ferdinand, which is a Spanish name of uncertain origin and meaning. It is thought to be of Germanic origin composed from the elements frithu (peace), fardi (journey, or ferchvus (youth, life) and nanths (courage), nanthi (venture, risk), or nand (ready, prepared).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Andi, Fair, Fer, Fern, Nanda

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Fernanda Villeli, writer of many Mexican telenovelas
Luisa Fernanda Lozano (goes by first name and middle name), Mexican actress / singer / news anchor
Fernanda Montenegro--Brazilian actress, nominated for Best Actress Oscar in 1998

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Luisa Fernanda, a romantic zarzuela (opera)

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