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German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Fabian. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born after 1975

Origin and Meaning

Short form of Fabianus, a variant form of the Latin nomen Fabius of uncertain meaning, maybe

1) Latin 'bean planter' (Latin faba = 'bean')

2) Latin 'from the town Fabiae/FabiƦ'

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