What does Gabriela mean?
Gabriela [gabriela] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Gabriela is "woman of God; my strength is God". Gabriela is a Croatian, Czechoslovakian, Polish, Spanish form of Gabrielle (Hebrew).
Associated with: strength.
(male) Middle name pairings:
Gabriela Ella (G.E.), ..
How popular is Gabriela?
Gabriela is a very prominent first name for females (#628 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Gabriela entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #102 in the U.S. in 2003, and is at #254 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Gabriella (#54 from current records), Gabrielle (#205), Gabriele and Gabriel are the popular alternative forms of Gabriela (#254 from current records). These forms of Gabriela reached the apex of their popularity in 2007 (adoption of 1%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.5%, 48% less), with forms like Gabrielle going out of style.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Abiela, Aeriela, Ariela, Aubriella▲, Cariel, Carmela▼, Carmiela (see Carmel), Carniela, Daniela, Dariele (see Daria), Ebrilla, Fabiola, Fabricia, Fabriqua, Fabrizia, Gaiea, Gaila, Galiena, Galila, Galliena, Gavryla (see Gavrila), Gavrylla (see Gavrila), Graciela▼, Gratiela, Harela, Harrela (see Harela), Karmela, Karniela, Katriel, Lauriel, Marcela, Maricela▼, Mariel, Mariela▼, Mariella, Marilla, Marisela▼, Marvela, Nabeela, Nabila, Priela, Raziela, Sabilla, Sabreena, Sabrena, Sabrina▼, Sabrinna, Uriela and Zabrina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gabriela.See names in meaning and etymology.