Fernanda Name Meaning & Origin
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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- Nicknames for Fernanda
Andi, Fair, Fer, Fern, Nanda
- Meanings and history of the name Fernanda
The meaning of Fernanda is 'loud lion grazer' due to the person having a lot of hair.
- Famous real-life people named Fernanda
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
- Fernanda in song, story & screen
Luisa Fernanda, a romantic zarzuela (opera)