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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gabby

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  • According to a user from Isle of Man, the name Gabby is of English origin and means "Gift of god".
  • According to a user from Massachusetts, United States, the name Gabby is of Unknown origin and means "Love".

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  1. Full of trivial conversation ("kept from her housework by gabby neighbors")
  1. A diminutive form of the male given name Gabriel.
  2. A diminutive form of the female given names Gabrielle, Gabriella and Gabriela.

Notable Persons Named Gabby

Gabby Logan is a television and radio presenter. She has been prominent since 1995. Gabby was given the name Gabrielle Nicole Yorath by her parent Terry Yorath on April 24th, 1973 in Leeds, England.


Gabby Concepcion is an actor, model (people), film director, singer-songwriter, model, and director. He was most active from 1981 to 1995. Gabby was given the name Gabriel Arellano Concepcion on November 5th, 1964 in Marikina.


She was most active from 2011 to present. Gabby was born in Sparks, Nevada.


Gabby Thomas is a soap character.


Gabby Hartnett was a baseball. Gabby was born on December 20th, 1900 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. He breathed his last breath on December 20th, 1972.


Gabby Pahinui was a musician. He plays Slack-key guitar and Steel guitar. Gabby was given the name Philip Kunia Kahahawai on April 22nd, 1921. Gabby is also known as Gabby Pahinui and Pops Pahinui. He breathed his last breath on October 13th, 1980.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gabby

Mighty Gabby is a folk music, ringbang, and calypso music musician. He plays Human voice and Guitar. He has been prominent since 1968. Mighty was given the name Anthony Carter on March 30th, 1948.


How popular is the baby name Gabby in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 5 5 0
1964 5 5 0
1969 6 6 0
1987 6 0 6
1989 10 5 5
1990 6 6 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 7 7 0
1993 16 16 0
1994 19 19 0
1995 9 9 0
1996 13 13 0
1997 10 10 0
1998 13 13 0
1999 15 15 0
2000 12 12 0
2001 25 20 5
2002 15 15 0
2003 27 27 0
2004 20 20 0
2005 27 27 0
2006 36 36 0
2007 31 31 0
2008 51 51 0
2009 39 39 0
2010 44 44 0
2011 44 44 0
2012 49 49 0
2013 65 65 0
2014 49 49 0
2015 48 48 0
2016 36 36 0
2017 58 58 0

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Popularity of Gabby as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gabby U.S.
  White 79.30% 64.26%
  African American 8.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gabby

People with the last name Gabby are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gabby

  • How Popular is the name Gabby? Gabby is the 11,922nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Gabby was the 82,908th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gabby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 824 babies born with the first name Gabby in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gabby to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gabby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gabby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gabby is Friday, January 8th, 1909.
  • What year had the most people named Gabby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gabby was in 2013 with a total of 65 babies.
  • Random Gabby Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gabby is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 12 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Gabby: Your name in reverse order is Ybbag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gaybb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gabby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 227 people with the last name Gabby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gabby? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gabby as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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