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Meaning of Ferdinand

and the Origins of this baby nameMeaning of baby name Ferdinand


The name Ferdinand has the following meaning:

One who is daring and adventurous.Also means "intelligent".
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Ferdinand is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Ferdinand in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Ferdinand is very likely a(n) German variant of the name Fernando.

See other suggested German boy baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Fernando.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Ferdinand and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Ferdinand: Boys - Joaquin, Girls - Drina, Duena, Paloma, Both genders - Cielo, Dolores, Guadalupe, Jade, Linda, Lynn


The name Ferdinand is a variant of Fernando. Other popular variants of the name Fernando are: Ferd, Ferdi (Spanish), Ferdie, Ferdinand (German), Ferdinando (Italian), Ferdino (Spanish), Ferdo (Spanish), Ferdynand (Slavic), Ferdynandy (Slavic), Fernan (Spanish), Fernand (French), Fernandeo (Spanish), Fernandu (French), Fernao (Portuguese), Ferni (Spanish), Ferrand (French), Ferrando (Italian), Ferrante (French), Hernando (Spanish), Nando (Spanish), Nandor (Hungarian), Nandru (Romanian)


We think the name Ferdinand should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Ferdinand to be: Romantic, suave and helpful chap

In one word, you might describe Ferdinand as a(n) "helpful" person.

See other "helpful" names for boys.

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