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Fernandes Name Meaning

Portuguese: patronymic from the personal name Fernando. This is one of the most common surnames in Portugal. This surname is also common in Goa and elsewhere on the west coast of India, having been taken there by Portuguese colonists.

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


Similar surnames: Fernandez, Fernando, Hernandez, Hernandes, Hernando, Ferrand

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Fernandes Family Origin

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Fernandes Family Occupations

What did your Fernandes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fernandes family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fernandes. The most common Fernandes occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Fernandes's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Fernandes Historical Records

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Fernandes Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Fernandes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Fernandes in 1945 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

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