What does Gabby mean?
Gabby /gab-by/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Gabby means "man of God; my strength is God". Gabby is a variant transcription of Gabriel (Hebrew): from Hebrew gheber "man". Compare last name Gabbay.
Gabby has 1 feminine form: Gabrielle.Kreatif forms: Gayby, Goby, Gooby. [more]
How popular is Gabby?
Gabby is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#96918 out of 150436, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Gabby and affiliated names. Gabe, Gabriel (#24 a year ago) and Gay are the popular variation forms of Gabby (outside Top 1000). Forms like Gab are uncommon. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity in 2010 (usage of 0.3263%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.3253%, down 0.3%), but with the version Gabe becoming less trendy. Gabriel (#24) is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)