What does Gabriela mean?
Gabriela /gab-ri-ela/ 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
(female) Gambriela, Gauriela, ..
(male) Gabrielar, Gabriley, ..
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 #232 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Gabriela and associated names. Gabriella (#43 from current records), Gabrielle (#173), Gabriele and Gabriel are the popular alternative forms of Gabriela (#232 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 0.6%, 37% less), with forms like Gabrielle going out of style. Gabriella is the most chic name for newborns here.
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.