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FERNANDEZ Surname Meaning & Origin:


Fernandez is a patronymic surname meaning "son of Fernando," with Fernando being a given name meaning "journey, venture." Found throughout Spain and the Hispanic world.


Fernandez is the 28th most common Hispanic surname


Alternate Surname Spellings:


FERNANDES, FURNANDIZ

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The nationality of Fernandez may be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Fernandez may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name originated naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Fernandez come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Fernandez come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Fernandez were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Fernandez. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Fernandez last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Fernandez transform in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages across time.

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