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Fabian meaning and name origin

Fabian \f(a)-bian\ as a boy's name is pronounced FAY-bee-en. It is of Latin origin. From Fabius, a Roman clan name, possibly from "faba" meaning "bean". Also the name of several Roman emperors, 16 saints and a third century pope martyred under the Emperor Decius. Fabien is a French form; Fabiano is Italian. Art director Fabien Baron.

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

Popularity of Fabian

Fabian is a somewhat popular first name for men (#630 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#4515 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Fabian
Popularity of Fabian