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What does Gavriel mean?

Gavriel Pronunciation of Gavriel [gavriel] 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 a Hebrew form of Gabriel (Hebrew): from Hebrew gheber "man".

Associated with: strength.


Gavriel has 2 variants: Gavrel and Gavril.

9 more different relations via Gabriel: Gabbie, Gabie, Gabrian, Gabriele, Gabrielli, Gabriello, Garbriele, Gavrilo and Jabril.

Creative forms:
(male) Garriel, Gerriel, ..

(female) Gavrial, Gavriti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gavriel Ishmael (G.I.), ..

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. Demographics)

Gavriel was first listed in 2009 and reached its top position of #1911 in the U.S. then, and is currently at #1992. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gavriel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gavriel outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gabriel (#22 a year ago) and Jabril are the popular varying forms of Gavriel (#1992 a year ago) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Gavriel reached its peak in the year 2010 (adoption of 0.67%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.57%, 14.9%). Gabriel is the all-time favorite.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gavriel, Gabriel, Jabril in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gabriel outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aeriel, Ariel, Aviel, Avrel, Azriel, Bartel, Carel, Carmel, Carvel, Cassiel, Dalziel, Daniel, Darcel, Darel, Dariel, Darrel, Daviel, Doriel, Farrel, Gaddiel, Gadiel, Gael, Gaill, Gamaliel, Gamel, Gamliel (see Gamaliel), Gardell, Gardie, Garek, Garey, Garfield, Garion, Garith, Garlen, Garmen, Garnet, Garnier, Garred, Garren, Garret, Garrey, Garrick, Garrie, Garrin, Garrith, Garrvey (see Garvey), Garve, Garvey, Garvie, Garwen, Gaven, Gavin, Gavino, Guriel, Hadriel, Harrel, Jamiel, Jarrel, Jeriel, Jerriel, Kadmiel, Kaniel, Karel, Karmel, Karrel, Malkiel, Mardel, Markel, Martel, Marvel, Nooriel, Nuriel, Oriel, Parnel and Pavel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gavriel.

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