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Fabian Name 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.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Damian, Fabiano, Fabish, Sabin, Fabiani, Babin, Fabio, Farman, Falin

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Fabian Family Origin

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Fabian Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Bridge Tender

    2%
  • Cigar Maker

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Bridge Tender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fabian. A less common occupation for the Fabian family was Cigar Maker. The most common Fabian occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Fabian's were Farmers.

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Fabian Life Expectancy

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