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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]

PronunciationBrazilian Portuguese: [feʁˈnɐ̃du]
European Portuguese: [fɨɾˈnɐ̃du]
Spanish: [feɾˈnando]
GenderMale
Word/nameIberian Peninsula
Meaningcourageous, adventurer, conqueror, and leader

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  1. ^ http://www.nordicnames.de/wiki/Ferdinand "Ferdinand"; Nordic Names Wiki; Accessed: 15 August 2011