[ 3 syll. fer-nan-da, fe-rna-nda ] The baby girl name Fernanda is pronounced FehR-NAAN-Daa (Spanish) †. Fernanda has its origins in the Gothic language. It is used largely in English, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. The meaning of Fernanda is 'peace through bravery, bold protector, bold journey'. It is derived from frith meaning 'peace, protection, safety' ; nanth 'bravery' ; fridu 'peace, protection, safety' ; nand 'bravery' ; farth 'journey'. Fernanda is the feminine equivalent of the English, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish Ferdinand.
Forms of Fernanda include the name Anda, the name Ferdie, the German and Italian Ferdinanda, the German Ferdinande, the name Fernand, the name Fernande, the name Fernandina, the German Fernandine, and the name Nanda.
Fernanda is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1990s. At the peak of its usage in 2009, 0.063% of baby girls were named Fernanda. It was #256 in rank then. In 2018, it ranked at #492 with a usage of 0.034%, and it was the most popular out of all girl names in its family.
A baby name that sounds like Fernanda is the name Fronde.
† Pronunciation for Fernanda: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"