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Multiple Origins for the Surname Fernandes


Portuguese


The Fernandes surname is a patronymic form, created from the personal name Fernando. This is one of the most common surnames in Portugal.

Fernandes Early Origins



The surname Fernandes was first found in Iberian peninsula.

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Fernandes Spelling Variations


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Fernandes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fernant, Farrant, Hernando, Hernan, Hernanz, Fernando, Fernan, Fernao, Ferrao, Hernandez, Hernaez, Hernaiz, Fernandez, Ferrandez, Ferrandiz, Fernandes and many more.

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Fernandes Early History


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Fernandes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fernandes research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1495, 1488, 1394, 1460, 1498, 1475, 1542, 1511, 1453 and 1501 are included under the topic Early Fernandes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fernandes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fernandes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent members of the family include António Fernandes, a Portuguese explorers of the early 15th century. He was raised in the household of Prince Henry "the Navigator" of Portugal (1394-1460), and lead expeditions to Afri ca. João Fernandes was another 15th century Portuguese explorer, of West Africa, where he was a pioneer...

Another 67 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fernandes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fernandes Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Baltazar Fernandes, a Portuguese colonist, led expeditions into the interior of Brazil, laying the foundations of Sorocaba, 1654
  • Anthonio Fernandes, who landed in Maryland in 1660
  • Abraham Fernandes was on record in Jamaica in 1691

Fernandes Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Aron Dias Fernandes, who landed in Jamaica in 1740
  • Aron. Dias Fernandes, who landed in Jamaica in 1740
  • Isaac Fernandes, who landed in Jamaica in 1740
  • Daniel Alves Fernandes was naturalized in Jamaica in 1741
  • David Fernandes, who landed in Jamaica in 1743
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fernandes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Francis Olivera Fernandes arrived in Norfolk, VA in 1805
  • Edward and Anthoney Fernandes both arrived in Philadelphia in 1816
  • F Fernandes, aged 21, landed in New Orleans, La in 1827
  • Jose Fernandes, aged 18, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • A Fernandes, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fernandes Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • S C I Fernandes, who arrived in Victoria, British Columbia in 1862

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fernandes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fernandes (post 1700)



  • Filipe Miguel Lopes Fernandes (b. 1980), Portuguese footballer
  • George Mathew Fernandes (b. 1930), Indian trade unionist, politician journalist agriculturist
  • Daniel Bosco Fernandes (b. 1985), Canadian singer and songwriter
  • Vânia Fernandes (b. 1985), Portuguese singer
  • João Fernandes, Portuguese explorer of the 15th century
  • Vasco Fernandes (1475-1542), one of the main Portuguese Renaissance painters
  • Mateus Fernandes (d. 1515), Portuguese architect
  • Edite Fernandes (b. 1979), Portuguese women's football player
  • Nicolette Fernandes (b. 1983), Canadian professional squash player
  • João Paulo dos Santos Fernandes (b. 1984), Portuguese boccia player and three-time Paralympic champion
  • ... (Another 13 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
    4. Guiseppi, Montague Spencer, edition. Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies. Mancester, England: The Huguenot Soceity of London, 1921. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    6. Zúquete, Afonso Eduardo Martins. Armorial Lusitano. Lisboa: Editoria Enciclopédia, 1961. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    11. ...

    The Fernandes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fernandes Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 14 January 2017 at 21:36.

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