Forbes - Meaning of Forbes

What does Forbes mean?

[ 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'.

Variants of Forbes include Forb, Forba, Forbe, and Forbs.

See also the related categories, prosperous (gold), english, and irish.

Forbes is uncommon as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Forbes include Forbs, Forba, Fairfax, and Farefax.

† 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)"

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