Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Brave in peace; Bold voyager
Hernandez is a boy’s given name and surname of Spanish origin which first became common in the 15th century. It was first used to refer to a son of Hernán, Hernando, or Fernando, all of which are variants of the Germanic name Ferdinand. This name is thought to mean “bold voyager” or “brave in peace.” If you’re hoping baby will have an adventurous streak, or be the peacemaker who brings everyone together, this could be the perfect name! Famous bearers include actor Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada, known as Oscar Isaac, and singer David Hernandez of American Idol fame.

Famous People Named Hernandez

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  • Keith Hernandez
    Baseball Player
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