Fernández

Fernández is a common surname derived from the Spanish language meaning "son of Fernando."

It is the second most popular name in Spain. [http://www.ociototal.com/recopila2/r_aficiones/apellidos.html]

Fernández - (Son of Fernando, from Germanic Fredenand or Fridnand. Most of the common Spanish surnames originating from Germanic first names were introduced in Spain during centuries V-VII by the Visigoths, so almost all of them are from the Visigoth tradition) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most_common_surnames#Spain]

The German name that it derives from means "brave traveler." [http://www.babynamesfamily.com/meaning_of_names/german_name_Fernand.html]

The "Arabized" version of this surname is "Ibn Faranda". It was used by the Mozarabs and Muwallads in Al-Andalus.

* Adriana Fernández, Mexican long-distance runner
* Alberto Ángel Fernández, current Chief of Cabinet of Argentina
* Alberto Fernandez, Director of Office of Press and Public Diplomacy in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the United States Department of State
* Alberto Fernández de la Puebla, Spanish cyclist active from 2006
* Alejandro Fernández, son of Vicente Fernandez and regional mexican music singer
* Alexander Fernandez, Spanish-American baseball player
* Almudena Fernandez, supermodel from Spain
* Aníbal Fernández, current Interior Minister of Argentina
* Augusto Matías Fernández, Argentine footballer
* Carlos Fernández, Current Minister of Economy of Argentina
* Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Current president of Argentina
* Dalixia Fernández, Cuban beach volleyball player
* Dominique Fernandez, French novelist
* Douglas Fernández, Venezuelan decathlete
* Emilio Fernández, was a Mexican actor, screenwriter and director
* Emilio Fernández (DJ), Dutch trance deejay and producer
* Enrique Fernández Arbós, Spanish composer
* Fernando Fernandez, Puerto Rican rum maker
* Florentino Fernandez, Cuban boxer
* German Fernandez, American student and middle-distance runner
* Gigi Fernandez, Puerto Rican tennis player
* Giselle Fernández, U.S. television reporter and anchor
* Isabel Fernández, Spanish judoka
* Jérôme Fernandez, French handball player
* George Fernandez , Indian Defense Minister,the boss of the atomic Indian weapons
* Julie Fernandez, British actress
* Katherine Fernandez Rundle, state attorney of Miami-Dade County
* Krystal Fernandez, Spanish-American sports journalist
* Leonel Fernandez, President of the Dominican Republic
* Luis Fernández, football player from Spain
* Macedonio Fernández, was an Argentine writer, philosopher and humorist
* Manny Fernandez (football) , Football player
* Manny Fernandez (wrestler), Mexican-American wrestler
* Manny Fernandez (ice hockey), Spanish-American ice hockey player
* Manuel J. "Pete" Fernandez, American Korean War ace
* Mark Fernandez, Canadian pair skater
* Mary Joe Fernandez, American tennis player
* Matías Fernández, Chilean football player who currently plays for Villarreal CF
* Mervyn Fernandez, NFL and CFL football wide receiver
* Oscar Lorenzo Fernândez, Brazilian composer
* Pedro Fernández, Regional mexican singer
* Pops Fernandez, Filipina actress
* Rowen Fernandez, South African footballer
* Rudy Fernandez (actor), Filipino actor
* Rudy Fernández (basketball), Spanish basketball player
* Serrana Fernández, Uruguayan swimmer
* Sid Fernandez, baseball player from Hawaii
* Tomás Fernández, Cuban football (soccer) player
* Vicente Fernandez, Regional mexican singer
* Xandru Fernández, writer in the Asturian language

In fiction:
* Fernandez warrior, fictional vampire from the "Castlevania" video game series
* Carrie Fernandez, fictional sorceress from the "Castlevania" video game series
* Lauren Fernandez, main character of the Dirty Girls Social Club by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez [http://www.afterellen.com/Print/dirtygirls.html]

See also

* Hernandez
* Fernandes


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