[ 2 syll. her-nan, he-rn-an ] The baby boy name Hernan is pronounced -erNAEN †. Hernan's language of origin is Gothic, and it is predominantly used in Spanish and English.
In addition, Hernan is a shortening of Hernando (Spanish) in the Spanish and English languages and a variant of Ferdinand (English, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish) in the Spanish language.
Hernan is also a shortening of Hernando (Spanish) in the Spanish and English languages and a variant of Fernando (Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and English) in the English and Spanish languages.
Variants of Hernan include Hernandez (Spanish) and Hernán (Spanish).
Variant forms share both the origin and meaning of Hernan.
See also the related categories, english, gothic, and spanish.
Hernan is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1995, 0.009% of baby boys were named Hernan. It ranked at #787 then. The baby name has since experienced a drop in popularity, and is of only infrequent use today. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly related to Hernan, Fernando was the most popular.
Baby names that sound like Hernan include Aeron, Airyn, Aram, Aramyss, Arim, Earnee, Earney, Earni, Earnie, Earny, Earwen, Ehren, Eirian, Eirwyn, Eran, Erin, Erine, Erinn, Erinne, and Ermen.
† Pronunciation for Hernan: ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)"