Meaning of Gabriel
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Gabriel has the following meaning:
A hero of God.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.
As a baby boy name, Gabriel is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 33 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Gabriel rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 2 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 22 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Gabriel in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Gabriel is pronounced as gay-bree-el
The following names are baby names related to Gabriel and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Gabriel: Boys - Heber
, Girls - Nuria
, Both genders - Daniel
Popular Variants for the name Gabriel: Gab
Common nicknames for the name Gabriel are: Gabe
We think the name Gabriel should fall under the following style category: Traditional
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Gabriel to be: A kind and courageous person
In one word, you might describe Gabriel as a(n) "courageous
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