The baby boy name Forbes represent unique meaning, From a field, is popular among gaelic ethenicity or origin.

The name pronounce as forbs, the name contain around 1 syllables in pronouciations.

The name Forbes has variations of Forbs, Forbe.

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.

Map Of Gaelic Origin