Hernandez Name Meaning

Spanish (Hernández) and Jewish (Sephardic): patronymic from the personal name Hernando (see Fernando). This surname also became 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.

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List of People with Surname Hernandez

Based on our public records, there are a total of 75,030 people with the surname Hernandez. Among these people surnamed Hernandez, there are approximately 8,383 different names, with an average of 8 people who share the same name. Evelyn Hernandez, Jacqueline Hernandez and Evangelina Hernandez are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Hernandez, with 336, 250 and 183 people respectively.

Moreover, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Hernandez, with a total of 20,592 people, and there are a total of 5,502 different names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hernandez, with a total of 17,067 people and an average of 4,839 different names.