US Popularity:8118
Meaning:Bold voyager
Ferdinand is a most daring boy's name backed by a lineage of royals and emperors. Adopted from the Visigothic Kingdom, Ferdinand is Germanic in origin and means "bold voyager," from the elements farð, "journey," and nanth, meaning "courage." While legendary explorer Ferdinand Magellan certainly lived up to the name's etymology, Ferdinand is perhaps best remembered as the young shipwrecked prince in Shakespeare's The Tempest.

Famous People Named Ferdinand

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  • Ferdinand von Zeppelin

Ferdinand Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ferdinand is currently #4974 on The Bump
Boy:Ferdinand is currently #2768 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ferdinand is currently #8118 in U.S. births
Boy:Ferdinand is currently #3806 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 16
from 2022
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