Meaning: “from Gabium.”
The name is derived from the Latin male name, Gabinus, meaning, “from Gabium” a city which existed in the Lazio region of Italy.
The name was borne by several early saints, including St. Gabino of Sardinia.
As of 2010, Gabin was the 27th most popular male name in France.
Other forms of the name include:
- Gabí (Catalan)
- Gabino (Italian/Spanish)
- Gabinus (Latin)
- Gabinu (Sardinian)
- Gavino (Spanish)
An obscure French feminine form is Gabine.