What does Gabe mean?
Associated with: strength.
Gabe has 1 variant: Gab.Creative forms:
(male) Gaebe, Gare, ..
(female) Gane, Gara, .. Middle name pairings:
Gabe Jordi (G.J.), ..
How popular is Gabe?
Gabe is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#35239 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Gabe reached its top position of #801 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is currently at #1734. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Gabe (#1734 from current records) are Gabriel (#22 from current records) and Gay. Adoption of these relations of Gabe was at its peak in 2010 (median #1245) and is almost as widespread today (#1252, 15.4% less usage). Gabriel has generally been a favorite of parents.
Gabe is pronounced similarly to Gib, Gibb and Gibbe. Other suggested similar names are Abbe, Abe▼, Aube, Cabe, Cobe, Ebbe, Fabe, Gabbo, Gable, Gad, Gadi, Gael, Gaer, Gage, Gaige, Gail▼, Gaile, Gaine, Gair, Gal, Gale▼, Galen▼, Gall, Galo, Galt, Gamble, Gamel, Gard, Gared, Garek, Garen, Garey, Gari, Garve, Gary▼, Gauge▲, Gaven▼, Gayle▼, Gayne, Gaz, Gene▼, Gere, Gide, Glade, Gore, Graye, Hube, Jobe, Kobe▼, Rube and Tobe▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gabe.See names in meaning and etymology.