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Gaby (girl)

What does Gaby mean?

Gaby Pronunciation of Gaby [ga-by] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Gaby) is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Gaby means "woman of God; my strength is God". Gaby is an alternate form of Gabrielle (Hebrew).

Associated with: strength.


Gaby has 3 variants: Gabbi, Gabbie and Gabi.

5 more related forms via Gabrielle: Gabbe, Gabryel, Gabysia, Gavi and Gavra.

Creative forms:
(female) Gane, Gany, ..

(male) Gain, Gava, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gaby Denise (G.D.), ..

How popular is Gaby?

Gaby is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#36232 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Gabrielle (#205 from current records) is the only popular varying form of Gaby (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Gavi, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Gaby was at its apex 2 decades ago (usage of 0.4%) and has become much reduced since (usage 0.1%, 75.6% less). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gabrielle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abby, Alby, Bamby, Barby, Bauby, Darby, Fiby, Gada, Gae, Gaea, Gael, Gahl, Gai, Gaia, Gail, Gal, Gala, Gale, Galya, Gana, Gay, Gaye, Joby, Liby, Ruby, Tabby and Toby. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gaby.

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