Ferdinand Surname Origin
(Origin German) From Fred, peace, and rand, pure--pure peace.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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