Fabian Name Meaning & Origin

Fabian

Pronunciation: FAY-bee-ən (key)

Origin of the name Fabian:

From the Latin Fabianua (of Fabius), which is derived from the Old Roman family name Fabius, a derivative of the Latin faba (a bean).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Fab, Fabi, Bian

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"Fabian" - US teen idol in 1950's and 60's
Fabian Washington - NFL cornerback for the Baltimore Ravens.
Fabian Núñez - Speaker of the California State Assembly.
St. Fabian- 3rd century pope.

Fabian in song, story & screen: | Edit

Fabian, character in William Shakespeare's play, "Twelfth Night."
Fabian Rutter, character in the television show "House of Anubis"
Fabian Prewett is a character in the Harry Potter novels

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