Origin of the name FERRAND.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name FERRAND.
form of Spanish Fernando
(q.v.), Gothic Ferhonanths
(q.v.), meaning "daring youth," from ferchvus "life,
youth," and nanth "daring." The name of the
grandson of old King René. (History of Christian Names,
Ferrand de la Caussade,
(Jean Henri Becays,) a French general, born in Mont-Flanquin, in Agenois,
in 1736, served under Dumouriez at the defence of Valenciennes, where he
greatly distinguished himself. Died in Paris in 1805. (Universal
Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology, Thomas, 1870)