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Popularity
314k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Gabriel

Gender: Boy. Ranked #221 most popular

Similar Names
129k Gabrielle (French)
1k Gavriel (Hebrew)
< 1k Gabryle (American)
< 1k Gavril (Slavic)

What does the name "Gabriel" mean?

Gabriel (Hebrew): God is my Strength

The name "Gabriel" is of Hebrew origin and it means "God is my Strength". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 6 other names that are similar to this one.

G is for glamorous, you know what to do!

A is for able, for you surely are.

B is for beauty, that comes from within.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

Your name in reverse order is "Leirbag". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aebglri". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Gabriel" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Gabriel? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 313,721 babies born with the name Gabriel in the United States. That's more than enough Gabriels to occupy the country of Belize with an estimated population of 312,971 (as of May 12, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 15 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Gabriel" was in 2008 with a total of 13,017 babies. (That's a lot of baby Gabriels)

According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gabriel" ranks #71 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 62 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 7,649 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Gabriel popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Gabriel in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Gabriel

Gabriel Macht

Gabriel Macht is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1 to present. Gabriel was born in 1972 as Gabriel S. Macht in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Gabriel Garko

Gabriel was born in 1974.

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Gabriel Byrne

Gabriel Byrne is an actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and author with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1978 to present. Gabriel was born in 1950 as Gabriel James Byrne in Dublin, Ireland.

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Gabriel Soto

Gabriel Soto is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to present. Gabriel was born in 1975 as Gabriel Soto Borja-Diaz in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Gabriel Batistuta

Gabriel Batistuta is a football biography. Gabriel was born in 1969 in Avellaneda, Santa Fe, Argentina.

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Gabriel Milito

Gabriel Milito is a football biography. Gabriel was born in 1980 in Bernal, Argentina.

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Past life for Gabriel born Oct 24, 1934

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 1300. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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