Forbes - Meaning of Forbes
[ 1 syll. for-bes, fo-rb-es ] The baby boy name Forbes is pronounced FaoRBZ or FAORBeh-S †. Forbes is of Irish Gaelic origin and it is used mainly in English. Forbes is of the meaning 'prosperous one, owner of fields'.
Forbes is uncommon as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Forbes: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"