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Fernandez Name Meaning

Spanish (Fernández): patronymic from the personal name Fernando. The surname (and to a lesser extent the variant Hernandez) has also been established in southern Italy, mainly in Naples and Palermo, since the period of Spanish dominance there, and as a result of the expulsion of the Jews from Spain and Portugal at the end of the 15th century, many of whom moved to Italy.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Hernandez, Fernandes, Hernadez, Ferdinand, Bernardez, Menendez

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Fernandez Family Origin

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Fernandez Family Occupations

What did your Fernandez ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Fernandez. 5% of Fernandez men worked as a General Labourer and 40% of Fernandez women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fernandez were Chauffer traveller and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Amusement Areade Attend
  • Boiler Maker (he
  • Chauffer traveller

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Domestic Duties
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fernandez Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 158,000 census records available for the last name Fernandez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fernandez census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 268,000 immigration records available for the last name Fernandez. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 24,000 military records available for the last name Fernandez. For the veterans among your Fernandez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fernandez Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Fernandez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fernandez in 1942 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

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