Forbes
Origin/Usage
Gaelic, Scottish
Pronunciation
FORBS
Meaning
From a field
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Forbes originates in Gaelic languages and means "from a field". Initially, it was used as a surname and as a surname it functions until today. It was derived from the name of a place in Scotland. This was the name of several clans in Scotland and the US, one of them being the publishers of the famous Forbes magazine.

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