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Region of origin Portugal
Meaning "Son of Fernando"
Other names
Variant(s) Fernandez, Hernández, Hernandes

Fernandes is a surname in the Portuguese-speaking countries.[1] The Spanish version of this surname is Fernández. The name is a patronymic form of the Portuguese and Spanish personal name Fernando.[2]

People with the surname Fernandes include[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Origin of Fernandes in a Portuguese genealogical site.
  2. ^ "Fernandes Name Meaning and Origin". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 28 July 2009.  For the etymology of the surname Fernandes this web page cites: Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-508137-4.