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Meaning of Fabian

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The name Fabian has the following meaning:

One who grows beans.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Fabian is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 268 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Fabian rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 5 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 283 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Fabian in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Fabian is pronounced as fab-ee-an


Fabian originates from the Latin language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Fabian and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Fabian: Boys - Aurelio, Elmo, Lucian, Prince, Sylvan, Taurus, Girls - Arabella, Aurelia, Bella, Dabria, Dalmace, Francesca, Gloria, Harmony, Honora, Lara, Lelia, Livia, Mia, Miah, Nona, Pollie, Renita, Silvia, Veronica, Viola, Both genders - Adria, Julia, Justine, Milan, Rose, Ruby



We think the name Fabian should fall under the following style category: German.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Fabian to be: A charming young person

In one word, you might describe Fabian as a(n) "charming" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Fabian (or its variants) are:

Fabian Forte, born on 6 February, a famous singer. Fabian Forte's background: A former American teen idol of the late 1950s and early 1960s. He rose to national prominence after performing several times on American Bandstand.

St Fabian, born on 20 January, a famous religious character. St Fabian's background: It is the feast day of St Fabian, who became pope in 236. It is said that when it was time to elect a new pope, a dove descended on to Fabian's head, and he was chosen by popular acclaim. He was martyred during the persecution of Christians organized by the Roman emperor, Decius.

Fabian Nicieza, born on 31 December, a famous writer. Fabian Nicieza's background: An American comic book writer and editor. He is best known for his work on such Marvel titles as X-Men, X-Force, New Warriors, Cable and Deadpool, and Thunderbolts, for all of which he helped create numerous characters.
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