Gender: Masculine
Origin: Italian

The name is the Italian and Spanish form of Fabius which is derived from the Latin faba (bean). The name comes from a Roman gens, which was believed to be one of the most influential in ancient Rome. As a result, it was borne by several famous Romans.

In modern times, the name is associated with the Italian male model known simply as Fabio.

Fabius is the name of a river in Missouri.

Fabio is currently the 50th most popular male name in Austria, (2010) and the 135th most popular in Germany, (2011).

Other forms of the name include:

  • Fabià (Catalan)
  • Fábió (Hungarian)
  • Fabó (Hungarian)
  • Fábiusz (Hungarian)
  • Fabiusz (Polish)
  • Fábio (Portuguese)
Feminine forms include:
  • Fabia (Latin/Italian/Spanish)
  • Fabiola (Latin/German/Italian/Spanish)
  • Fábio (Portuguese)

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