What does Gabriel mean?
Gabriel [gabriel] as a name for girls (also used more widely as boys' name Gabriel) is of Hebrew origin, and Gabriel means "woman of God; my strength is God". Gabriel is a variant form of Gabrielle (Hebrew).
Associated with: strength.
Gabriel▼ has 15 more different relations via Gabrielle: Gabbe, Gabbi, Gabbie, Gabi, Gabriela, Gabriella, Gabriellen, Gabriellia, Gabrila, Gabryella, Gavriella, Gavrielle, Gavrila, Gavrilla and Gavrina.Kreatif forms:
(female) Gabritel, Gariel, ..
(male) Gabriger, Gabrime, ..
How popular is Gabriel?
Gabriel is a very prominent first name for females (#2035 out of 4276, Top 48%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1482 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name statistics of Gabriel for girls. Gabriel entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #782 in the U.S. in the year 2000, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Shown below is a study of the ranking of Gabriel and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Gabriel ranked in the Top 2000 are Gabriella (#54 in 2015), Gabrielle (#205), Gabriela (#254) and Gabriele. Other variants, like Gabrila, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Gabriel was common among parents 8 years ago (average #732) and is somewhat lower today (#902, ▼47.7%), with forms like Gabriel becoming somewhat outmoded.
Recommended names are Aeriel, Ariel, Auriel, Avriel, Barbel, Carel, Cariel, Carmel, Darcel, Darel, Darrel, Fauniel, Gael, Gaiea, Gail▼, Gaill, Gardie, Garnet▼, Gauri, Gayel, Gerie, Gerrie, Gloribel, Glorie, Grier, Grisel, Grizel, Janiel, Jeriel, Karel, Karmel, Katriel, Laurel, Lauriel, Loriel, Mabel▼, Maribel▼, Maricel, Maridel, Mariel, Marivel, Marvel▼, Meriel, Muriel▼ and Oriel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Gabriel.See names in meaning and etymology.