Fabian

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Gender: M Meaning of Fabian: "bean grower" Origin of Fabian: Latin clan name Fabian's Popularity in 2016: #376

Fabian is the ancient name of a saint and pope that also has Shakespearean cred as Olivia's servant in Twelfth Night and more recently made an appearance in Harry Potter. In the U.S. Fabian became best known via the 1960s teen idol/singer who went solely by his first name.

The name was brought to England by the French around the sixteenth century. Except for a few scattered earlier appearances, Fabian has been solidly on the U.S. pop list since 1959, now ranking at Number 376. It is a particularly popular name in the Latino community and even more well used in several other countries, including Austria, Chile, and Poland. Fabiano is an attractive Italian version.

Famous People Named Fabian

Saint Fabian, pope
Fabiano Anthony "Fabian" Forte, American singer
Fabian Marco Johnson, American Soccer Player
Fabian Cancellara, Swiss cyclist
Fabian Delph, British footballer
Fabian Bourzat, French ice dancer
Fabian Washington, American NFL player
(Louis) Fabian Bachrach, Jr., American photographer

Pop Culture References for the name Fabian

Fabian, character in Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night", the famous "be not afraid of greatness" quote is attributed to him
Fabian Prewett, character in the "Harry Potter" series
Fabian Rutter, character in British teen series "House of Anubis"

Fabian's International Variations

Fabert, Fabien (French) Fabiano (Italian) Fabián, Fabio (Spanish) Fabiá (Portuguese) Faber (German) Fabek (Polish) Fabius (Lithuanian) Fabi, Fabiyan (Russian)