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Meaning and Name Origin

Faber \f(a)-ber\ as a boys' name. Faber's name origin is Latin, and the name Faber means "bean". Faber is a variation of Fabian (Latin): from Fabius, a derivative of the old Roman clan name Fabiānus, probably from faba. Not extensively used as a birth name for boys.


Faber has 21 related forms via Fabian: Fabe, Fabek, Fabert, Fabianno, Fabiano, Fabianus, Fabien, Fabio, Fabion, Fabius, Fabiyus, Fabyan, Fabyen, Faebian, Faebien, Favian, Favio, Faybian, Faybien, Faybion and Faybionn.


Faber is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#3881 out of 88799, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Faber and associated names. The only prominent related form of Faber (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 is Fabian (#325 last year). Adoption of this boy name reached its highest in 2007 and has become much lower since. Fabian (#325) is the most chic birth name here. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Fabian in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Faber is pronounced similarly to Fabre. Other suggested similar baby names are Fajer, Saber and Taber. Like Faber, these names are not frequently used.