Given Name URBAN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: OOR-ban (Polish), UR-bən (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Latin name Urbanus which meant "city dweller". This name is mentioned briefly in one of Paul's epistles in the New Testament. It was subsequently borne by eight popes.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ourbanos (Biblical Greek), Urbanus (Biblical Latin), Urbain (French), Orbán (Hungarian), Urbano (Italian), Urbanus (Late Roman), Urbano (Spanish)
USER SUBMISSION: Urbán

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Entry updated February 12, 2018