THEE coolest last name ever. It's a patronymic surname meaning "son of Fernando," with Fernando being a given name meaning "journey, venture." Found throughout Spain and the Hispanic world.
Though a very common last name in the Hispanic world, people with last names like Tapia and Sanchez are jealous of it.
If your last name is Fernandez, you're for sure cooler than your friends. =]
Hector: "Hey lop
...Fernandez is a way better than my last name than mine."
Maggie: "I know! I wish my last name was Fernandez too!"