FABIUS
GENDER: Masculine
Meaning & History
Roman family name which was derived from Latin faba "bean". Quintus Fabius Maximus was the Roman general who used delaying tactics to halt the invasion of Hannibal in the 3rd century BC.
Related Names
VARIANT: Fabianus
FEMININE FORMS: Fabia, Fabiana
OTHER LANGUAGES: Fabijan (Croatian), Fabian (Dutch), Fabien (French), Fabian (German), Fabian (History), Fábián, Fabó (Hungarian), Fabiano, Fabio (Italian), Fabian (Polish), Fabiano, Fábio (Portuguese), Fabijan (Slovene), Fabio (Spanish)