Meaning and name origin
Gabe \g(a)-be\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Gabe is "man of God; my strength is God". Gabe is a variant of Gabriel (Hebrew): from Hebrew gheber "man", or gabar "strong", combined with el "god".
Gabe▼ has 1 variant form: Gab.
Gabe is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#40703 out of 88799, Top 46%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Gabe for boys. Gabe reached its highest rank of #795 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gabe and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Gabriel (#24) and Gabe. (2014 statistics).
Gabe▼ is also pronounced similarly to Gib, Gibb and Gibbe. Other suggested similar baby names are Cabe, Fabe, Gabbi, Gabbie, Gabbo, Gabby, Gabi, Gabie, Gable, Gaby, Gage and Gale▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gabe.