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314k
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since 1880

Gabriel

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God is my Strength
  • #221 All Time
  • #24 in 2014
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
129k Gabrielle (French)
1k Gavriel (Hebrew)
< 1k Gabryle (American)
< 1k Gavril (Slavic)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188015015
188117017
188220020
188310010
188421021
188511011
188613013
188718018
188813013
1889909
189015015
189110010
189210010
189316016
189422022
189514014
189618018
189710010
189817017
189912012
190019019
190121021
190223023
190318018
190414014
190529029
190616016
190721021
190834034
190939039
191046541
191147047
191293984
19131195114
19141310131
19151807173
19161795174
19171955190
19181955190
19191910191
19202065201
19212256219
19221940194
19232145209
19242416235
19252020202
19262010201
19272480248
19282540254
19292425237
19302200220
19312090209
19321840184
19331880188
19341630163
19351825177
19362020202
19371775172
19381700170
19391530153
19401930193
19412126206
19421995194
19432067199
19441930193
19451640164
19461720172
19472436237
19482160216
194927510265
19502635258
19512450245
19522650265
19532750275
19542957288
19553386332
19563420342
19573938385
195837413361
19594500450
196044112429
196156111550
196258412572
196359716581
196463416618
196564017623
19665568548
196765815643
196874512733
196988721866
19701,282371,245
19711,617361,581
19721,953351,918
19732,027421,985
19742,267372,230
19752,472442,428
19763,358553,303#81 boy name
19773,403563,347#87 boy name
19783,198673,131#90 boy name
19793,295593,236#89 boy name
19803,565703,495#85 boy name
19813,430553,375#88 boy name
19823,429633,366#88 boy name
19833,342773,265#89 boy name
19843,397793,318#87 boy name
19853,282733,209#92 boy name
19863,127863,041#95 boy name
19873,2381633,075#99 boy name
19883,2901743,116
19893,2041683,036
19903,9062123,694#100 boy name
19914,6532404,413#82 boy name
19924,5692354,334#86 boy name
19934,6102374,373#86 boy name
19945,7942595,535#68 boy name
19955,9432305,713#65 boy name
19966,1252285,897#61 boy name
19976,6662646,402#57 boy name
19987,3242577,067#54 boy name
19997,6492817,368#53 boy name
20008,9692938,676#44 boy name
200111,15023810,912#38 boy name
200212,26221012,052#32 boy name
200312,69618212,514#29 boy name
200411,78323411,549#32 boy name
200512,92617712,749#28 boy name
200612,70117212,529#28 boy name
200713,05816412,894#28 boy name
200813,16414713,017#24 boy name
200912,94414312,801#22 boy name
201012,95410012,854#21 boy name
201112,3998412,315#24 boy name
201211,5957011,525#24 boy name
201311,2285311,175#24 boy name
201410,8855910,826#24 boy name

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 Missouri. Imagine that, 129 babies in Missouri 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?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Gabriel" mean? The list below shows the origins of Gabriel as well as things modernly associated with the name Gabriel such as celebrities named Gabriel.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Gabriel

The name "Gabriel" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "God is my Strength". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Gabriel Macht

Gabriel Macht is an actor with the most prominent portion of his 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, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his 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 his 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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Alternative Meanings

G is for generous, your giving nature.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

I is for ideals, no higher!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Your name in reverse order is "Leirbag". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Igrebla". 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.

Past life for Gabriel born Oct 23, 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.

Name poster for Gabriel

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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