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Forbes Meaning


What does Forbes mean?

The name Forbes is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Forbes is "field".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "district, field".

Forbes is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced For-bes.

The Given Name Forbes

Forbes is a sophisticated and fearless name.

A name fit for a child full of grace and spirit, a little experimenter.

Forbes is unique yet compelling due to its memorable and refined nature.

Forbes Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 9,952 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Forbes sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Forbes Name Popularity Page.

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    Forbes Numerology

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    It may all be in the numbers.

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    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Forbes Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Forbes in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Forbes.

    Just for fun, see the name Forbes in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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