Forbes Name Meaning

Forbes meaning

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Farris, Ferris, Faris, Fergus, Frans, Frits And Fursey

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Forbes name was top ranked at 816 position in Australian during year 1999and most recently ranked at 568 position in Australian during year 2012


Name Forbes has been Common throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 28479 position. 198 numbers of people were named Forbes so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Forbes

Forbes Numerology :
Personality No. 9. People with name Forbes desire love & independence. They love arts & music. They are generous, kindhearted, humane & philanthropic. Person with Forbes having 9 as Personality number love traveling & teaching but hate restraint. They are bold, functional, broadminded & spiritual. They have will power & are determined , but are impulsive, contentious, ill-tempered, rebellious & impatient too. More Numerology

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  • In English it means Prosperous

Name Analysis of Forbes

Character Analysis of Forbes : Persons with the name Forbes are caring, responsible, family-orientated, romantic, artistic and disciplined. They are natural lovers of children and animals, and strive for peace and harmony. They are ‘trouble-shooters’ who have a tendency to give help and comfort to those who need it most. They have a great depth of compassion and understanding and have a sense of wanting to keep the balance and harmony in situations. This produces the need to protect or take care of others.

Love Life of Forbes : Persons are very romantic and very loyal and idealistic. They put their love partner at the forefront of life when they are in love.

Name Letter Analysis of Forbes

F : Persons are nurturing: responsible a good host and self-sacrificing

O : Persons know where the moral high ground is, and always try to take it

R : Persons feel things strongly and their rich, intense inner life emanates outward

B : Persons are sensitive and a bit of an introvert, but still manage to be personable and compassionate

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

S : Persons are a real charmer

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Forbes

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Forbes is Dhanu and Moon sign associated with the name Forbes is Saggitarius.

The name Forbes has Fire element. Jupiter is the Ruling Planet for the name Forbes . The name Forbes having moon sign as Saggitarius is represented by The Archer and considered as Mutable .

Normally, people with the name Forbes are very active. Such people are filled with energy and optimism. They are good orators.

Other name options, having Saggitarius moon sign are name starting with : Ba, Be, Bha, Bhi, Bhu, Dha, Pha, Dha, Dhha, Bhe, Bho, Faa, Ddha, Bh, Fi, Fa, Fo, Fu, Rh.

Famous Name Forbes

  • Forbes Godfrey

    was an Ontario physician and political figure. He represented York West in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Conservative member from 1907 to 1932.Godfrey was first elected in an 1907 by-election held after the death of Joseph Wesley St. John. He served as Minister of Labour from 1923 to 1930 and Minister of Health from 1924 to 1930.


  • Duncan Forbes

    is a Scottish retired former professional footballer. He spent 33 Years at Norwich City, 13 as a player, 7 on the commercial staff and 13 as chief scout. The Times newspaper famously noted his aggressive defending by writing 'Forbes got his customary booking; the referee ought to take his name in the changing room rather than on the pitch thus saving time.'


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