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Fernandes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Portuguese, Spanish


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

Early Origins of the Fernandes family


The surname Fernandes was first found in Iberian peninsula.

Early History of the Fernandes family


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.

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.

Early Notables of the Fernandes family (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 Africa. 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.

Migration of the Fernandes family to the New World and Oceana


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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • 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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Aron. Dias Fernandes, who landed in Jamaica in 1740 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Isaac Fernandes, who landed in Jamaica in 1740 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Daniel Alves Fernandes was naturalized in Jamaica in 1741
  • David Fernandes, who landed in Jamaica in 1743 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (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, who arrived in Norfolk, VA in 1805
  • Edward and Anthoney Fernandes both arrived in Philadelphia in 1816
  • F Fernandes, aged 21, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1827 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jose Fernandes, aged 18, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • A Fernandes, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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Fernandes Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

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

Contemporary Notables of the name Fernandes (post 1700)


  • Margie Fernandes, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996
  • John B. Fernandes, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1936, 1940
  • Arthur Fernandes, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2008
  • 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
  • ... (Another 16 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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