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Fernando is a given name common in Italy, Portugal, and Spain, equivalent to the Germanic given name Ferdinand, with an original meaning of "adventurous, bold journey".[1]

Pronunciation Brazilian Portuguese: [feʁˈnɐ̃du]
European Portuguese: [fɨɾˈnɐ̃du]
Spanish: [feɾˈnando]
Gender Male
Word/name Iberian Peninsula
Meaning courageous, adventurer, conqueror, and leader

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  1. ^ "Ferdinand"; Nordic Names Wiki; Accessed: 15 August 2011