Both quite rare and typical of Trapani, Ernandes is specific to Favignana and Trapani, as well as the rarer Ernandez. additions provided by Stefano Ferrazzi Of Iberian origin (probably Jewish-Sephardic), the surnames Ernandes and Ernandez arise from an Italianization of the Spanish surname Hernàndez (Hernandes in Portuguese), which, composed of the root Hernando (the Italian Fernando) and from the suffix -ez / -es (with membership value), it can be translated as Fernando's son (see Ferdinandi and Errante). In conclusion, therefore, these are the surnames of the personal names of the founders.
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