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Ferdinand

Origin
gothic
Origin name
from the word "fardi": ’peace, protection’ or ‘traveller’ + "nand" ’brave, ready’ - 'brave protector', or 'ready for travelling'
The name of several rulers of Spain, Portugal and the Roman Empire. The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was the leader of the first expedition to sail around the earth.

Who's got this name?

FR
Nobel laureate
1841-1932
HR
explorer
1703-1759
PT
explorer
1480-1521
ID
politician
1917-1989
US
explorer
1829-1887