What does Gavriel mean?
Gavriel /gav-ri-el/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Gavriel is "man of God; my strength is God". Gavriel is an alternate form of Gabriel (Hebrew): from Hebrew gheber "man". Compare surname Garrie.
How popular is Gavriel?
Gavriel is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Gavriel is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Gavriel and affiliated names. Gabe, Gabriel (#24 a year ago) and Gay are the popular varying forms of Gavriel (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names reached its peak in the year 2010 (usage of 0.3263%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.3253%, down 0.3%), but with the form Gabe becoming less trendy. Gabriel (#24) is the most chic birth name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)