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What does Faber mean?

Faber [fa-ber] as a boys' name. Faber's name origin is Latin, and the name Faber means "bean". Faber is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -er, of Fabian (Latin): from Fabius.


Faber has 12 related forms via Fabian: Fabe, Fabek, Fabert, Fabien, Fabio, Fabion, Fabius, Fabyan, Fabyen, Faebien, Favio and Faybien.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Fabes, Fafer, ..

(female) Fabel, Faberra, ..

How popular is Faber?

Faber is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#3260 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of Faber and associated names. Prominent related forms of Faber (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Fabian (#325 from recent data) and Fabio. Adoption of these relations of Faber reached its highest a decade ago (average #1104) and is almost as widespread today (#1162, 22.4%). Fabian is the most chic birth name here. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fabian, Fabio in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fabian outside U.S.

Similar Names


Faber is pronounced similarly to Fabre. Other suggested similar names are Baker, Barber, Eber, Elber, Fahed, Fajar, Fajer, Fajr, Fane, Fares, Farmer, Farr, Farrer, Faye, Fraser, Frazer, Fryer, Gaer, Heber, Jader, Lazer, Maier, Majer, Mayer, Nader, Naser, Rafer, Saber, Sayer, Taber, Tayber, Umber and Weber. Like Faber, these names are not frequently used.