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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, and the meaning of Fabian is "bean". From Fabius, a derivative of the old Roman clan name Fabiānus, probably from faba. Also the name of several Roman emperors, 16 saints and a third-century pope said to have been electd bacause a dove settled on his head. Strong-man artist model Fabio has brought modern recognition to his version of the name. Art director Fabien Baron.

Fabian has 22 variant forms: Fabe, Fabek, Faber, Fabert, Fabianno, Fabiano, Fabianus, Fabien, Fabio, Fabion, Fabius, Fabiyus, Fabyan, Fabyen, Faebian, Faebien, Favian, Favio, Faybian, Faybien, Faybion and Faybionn.

Popularity of Fabian

Fabian is a somewhat popular first name for males (#630 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#4515 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Fabian name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Fabian with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Fabian name in U.S.
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