Fabian

Colors Related to this Name: Blue

Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #311 in 2013 and #325 in 2014.

Famous People

Fabian Forte (Movie Actor,Singer,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Latin Fabianus ‎(“belonging to Fabius”), possibly derived from faba ‎(“bean”).

Meaning(s):

-A Fabian socialist, a gradualist socialist; a member of the Fabian Society.

-Advocating that social reforms be reached through a series of gradual and moderate stages rather than sudden revolution; specifically, relating to the Fabian Society, a British socialist society advocating reformist socialism.

-Pertaining to or reminiscent of Roman general (w Fabius Maximus), whose tactics against Hannibal during the Second Punic War famously consisted of delaying or avoiding combat, focusing instead on weakening the enemy by cutting off supply lines.

-(by extension) cautious; dilatory; avoiding a decisive contest.

-( male name -comes from the Latin language-) borne by an early pope. Rare in English.

In German

Origin: Borrowed from Latin Fabianus ‎(“belonging to Fabius”).

Meaning(s):

-( male name)

In Swedish

Meaning(s):

-( male name)