Meaning and Origin of: Fabian
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First name origins & meanings:
- Latin : Bean
First name variations
Last name origin & meaning:
- English, French, German, Italian (Venetian), Polish, Czech and Slovak (Fabián), and Hungarian (Fábián) : from a personal name, Latin Fabianus, a derivative of the Roman family name Fabius. The personal name achieved considerable popularity in Europe in the Middle Ages, having been borne by a 3rd-century pope and saint.
- Americanized or Italianized spelling of Slovenian Fabjan or Fabijan (see 1).
- Jewish : adoption of the non-Jewish surname under the influence of the Yiddish personal name Fayvish.