What does Fernandes mean?

i was just curious about my last name Fernandes, all i know is that it's portuguese. Does anyone know what it means???
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Hi j-Nessa,
Fernandes means „son of Fernando“
Fernando is a Romanic form of the Old German name Fridunand which means „peace + brave“

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What does Fernandez mean?
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Fernandez is a Spanish patronymic name derived from the name Fernando, meaning: jurney, venture. I found this informatiaon in a surname book at the library.
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