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Boy Name: Urban

Name: Urban
Pronunciation: \u-rban, ur-ban\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: from the city
Origin: Latin
Variant forms: Urbain, Urbaine, Urbane, Urbano, Urbanus
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2335


Urban \u-rban, ur-ban\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Urban is "from the city". The modern word "urbane" is from the same root. A name used by eight popes.

Urban has 5 variant forms: Urbain, Urbaine, Urbane, Urbano and Urbanus.


Urban is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2335 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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