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What does Gabriela mean?

Gabriela Pronunciation of 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.


Gabriela has 4 variants: Gabriella, Gabriellia, Gabrila and Gabryella.

Gabriela has 13 more relations via Gabrielle: Gabbie, Gabriel, Gabriele, Gabriell, Gabriellen, Gabryel, Gabryelle, Gavraila, Gavriella, Gavrielle, Gavrila, Gavrilla and Gavrina.

Creative forms:
(female) Gambriela, Gauriela, ..

(male) Gabrielar, Gabriley, ..

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)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Gabriela for girls. 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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gabriela name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gabriela outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the ranking of the girl name Gabriela and associated 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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gabriela, Gabriel, Gabriele, Gabriella, Gabrielle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gabriella, Gabrielle outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested 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.

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