What does Urban mean?
Urban [ur-ban] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Urban is "from the city". The modern word "urbane" is from the same root. A name used by eight popes.
Associated with: modern.
Urban has 1 feminine form: Urbana.Creative forms:
(male) Ulban, Urbanah, ..
(female) Urbani, Urbanni, .. Middle name pairings:
Urban Axton (U.A.), ..
How popular is Urban?
Urban is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1630 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Urban for boys. Urban reached its peak position of #662 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Alban, Aran, Arian▲, Arlan, Arman, Arnan, Arran, Auban, Boban, Bran, Brian▼, Bryan▼, Eban, Eran, Erman, Ernan, Fran, Frean, Laban, Oran▼, Orjan, Orlan, Orman, Orran, Roban, Uria, Uriah▲, Urias and Urson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Urban.See names in meaning and etymology.