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  • André Fernandes (c.1578 - c.1648)
    Cap. 1.º Capitão André Fernandes fez entradas no sertão para descobrir metais acompanhado de seus índios; foi proprietário de grande extensão de terras, compreendendo, segundo escreveu Azevedo Marque...
  • André Fernandes Vilalobos (c.1460 - c.1548)
    • ID: I1728 • Name: André Fernandes Vilalobos • Given Name: André Fernandes • Surname: Vilalobos • Title: Tabelião • Sex: M • Birth: ABT 1460 in Calheta,Ilha de S. Jorge, Açores, Portugal ...
  • André Fernandes (c.1570 - d.)
  • Archbishop Angelo Innocent Fernandes (1913 - 2000)
    Angelo Innocent Fernandes (1913-2000) was the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Delhi from 1967 to 1990. He was born in Karachi on 28 July 1913, trained for the priesthood, and was ordained in 1937 in Bomba...

About the Fernandes surname

The surname Fernandes is a patronymic from the personal name Fernando. This is one of the most common surnames in Portugal. This surname is also common in Goa and elsewhere on the west coast of India, having been taken there by Portuguese colonists.

Reference: http://www.ancestry.com/facts/Fernandes-name-meaning.ashx