What does Gabe mean?
Gabe /gabe/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Gabe is "man of God; my strength is God". Gabe is a variant form of Gabriel (Hebrew): from Hebrew gheber "man". Compare surname Gaebe.
Gabe▼ has 1 variant: Gab.
Gabe▼ has 19 more alternative forms via Gabriel: Gabbi, Gabbie, Gabby, Gabi, Gabie, Gabor, Gabrian, Gabriele, Gabrielli, Gabriello, Gaby, Garbriele, Gavrel, Gavriel, Gavril, Gavrilo, Gay, Jabril and Jibril.Kreatif forms: Galbe, Giabe, Guaibe. [more]
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. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Gabe for boys. Gabe reached its top position of #795 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Popular related forms of Gabe are Gabriel (#24 the previous year) and Gay. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak in 2010 (usage of 0.3263%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.3253%, 0.3% less), but with the form Gabe becoming less in vogue. Gabriel (#24) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Gabe and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)