Names.org
Popularity
36k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Fabian

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: Bean Grower
  • #1175 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
< 1k Fabienne (French)
< 1k Fabiano (Italian)

How popular is the name "Fabian" in the U.S.?

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 0 5
1900 9 0 9
1903 5 0 5
1904 9 0 9
1905 6 0 6
1908 6 0 6
1909 7 0 7
1910 7 0 7
1911 8 0 8
1912 12 0 12
1913 16 0 16
1914 23 0 23
1915 28 0 28
1916 25 0 25
1917 33 0 33
1918 32 0 32
1919 29 0 29
1920 29 0 29
1921 35 0 35
1922 38 0 38
1923 41 0 41
1924 40 0 40
1925 34 0 34
1926 31 0 31
1927 38 0 38
1928 38 0 38
1929 29 0 29
1930 20 0 20
1931 27 0 27
1932 33 0 33
1933 28 0 28
1934 26 0 26
1935 24 0 24
1936 30 0 30
1937 21 0 21
1938 23 0 23
1939 21 0 21
1940 23 0 23
1941 24 0 24
1942 29 0 29
1943 26 0 26
1944 22 0 22
1945 20 0 20
1946 29 0 29
1947 14 0 14
1948 28 0 28
1949 32 0 32
1950 50 18 32
1951 43 9 34
1952 49 12 37
1953 42 12 30
1954 40 0 40
1955 46 0 46
1956 35 0 35
1957 58 9 49
1958 40 0 40
1959 172 12 160
1960 186 0 186
1961 158 0 158
1962 121 0 121
1963 132 0 132
1964 141 0 141
1965 168 6 162
1966 177 0 177
1967 172 0 172
1968 182 0 182
1969 192 0 192
1970 216 0 216
1971 232 5 227
1972 219 6 213
1973 219 0 219
1974 233 0 233
1975 252 6 246
1976 265 5 260
1977 329 7 322
1978 332 0 332
1979 364 0 364
1980 366 6 360
1981 412 10 402
1982 372 8 364
1983 372 11 361
1984 393 14 379
1985 466 9 457
1986 493 12 481
1987 503 9 494
1988 553 11 542
1989 601 7 594
1990 772 6 766
1991 764 9 755
1992 722 13 709
1993 839 11 828
1994 789 17 772
1995 729 10 719
1996 805 6 799
1997 865 6 859
1998 876 5 871
1999 1,004 6 998
2000 1,081 0 1,081
2001 1,116 5 1,111
2002 1,150 0 1,150
2003 1,152 5 1,147
2004 1,230 6 1,224
2005 1,229 0 1,229
2006 1,276 5 1,271
2007 1,403 7 1,396
2008 1,183 6 1,177
2009 1,172 0 1,172
2010 1,041 0 1,041
2011 1,197 0 1,197
2012 1,158 0 1,158
2013 1,095 0 1,095
2014 1,046 0 1,046

Want to know about the populiarty of Fabian? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,203 babies born with the name Fabian in the United States. That's more than enough Fabians to occupy the country of Monaco with an estimated population of 35,881 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Fabian" was in 2007 with a total of 1,396 babies. (That's a lot of baby Fabians)

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Fabian" ranks #88 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 37 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of 1,403 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Answer a few simple questions to help us improve the information we display about names on the site.

Where is the name Fabian popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Fabian in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Fabian" mean? The list below shows the origins of Fabian as well as things modernly associated with the name Fabian such as celebrities named Fabian.

Italian

Origin and Meaning of Fabian

The name "Fabian" is of Italian origin, and it means "Bean Grower". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Fabian Ernst

Fabian Ernst is a football biography. Fabian was born in 1979 in Hannover, West Germany.

Popularity:

Fabián Estay

Fabián Estay is a football biography. Fabián was born in 1968 in Santiago.

Popularity:

Fabian Carini

Fabian Carini is a football biography. Fabian was born in 1979 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Popularity:

Alternative Meanings

F is for feeling, your sympathetic way.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

B is for buddy, everyone is your pal.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Naibaf". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nbaafi". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Fabian born Apr 29, 1946

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Iran approximately on 850. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

Name poster for Fabian

Name poster for Fabian(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

Names Searched Right Now

< 1k Alert
372k Ethan
43k Dixie
7k Tyron
< 1k Mumbles
< 1k Kiki
480k Kyle
< 1k Sophonia
< 1k Masaba
109k Bailey
13k Princess
< 1k Anysie