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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gabe

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  1. A diminutive of the male given name Gabriel.

Gabe was also found in the following language(s): German

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Gabe Saporta is a synthpop, alternative dance, electropunk, dance-pop, pop punk, punk rock, and alternative rock musician. He plays Bass guitar and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Gabe was given the name Gabriel Eduardo Saporta .

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Gabe Carimi is a football player. He has had major accomplishments since 2011. Gabe was born on June 13th, 1988 in Lake Forest, Illinois. Gabe is also known as The Jewish Hammer and The Hammer.

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Gabe York is a basketball player for the Arizona Wildcats and 2015–16 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team in the Pac-12 Conference. Gabe was born on August 2nd, 1993 in West Covina, California.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gabe

Dora Gabe was a poet. Dora was born on August 28th, 1886 in Dabovik, Bulgaria. She left this life on November 16th, 1983.

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Rhys Gabe is a rugby player.

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Frances was born in 1915.

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Abdulahi Gabe is an athlete for the Horseed FC.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 11 0 11
1881 5 0 5
1882 8 0 8
1883 6 0 6
1884 5 0 5
1885 5 0 5
1887 5 0 5
1888 8 0 8
1889 6 0 6
1890 9 0 9
1891 8 0 8
1892 7 0 7
1893 9 0 9
1894 8 0 8
1895 8 0 8
1896 5 0 5
1903 6 0 6
1904 5 0 5
1905 8 0 8
1906 7 0 7
1907 6 0 6
1908 6 0 6
1910 5 0 5
1911 8 0 8
1912 7 0 7
1913 9 0 9
1914 14 0 14
1915 14 0 14
1916 12 0 12
1917 16 0 16
1918 18 0 18
1919 14 0 14
1920 14 0 14
1921 14 0 14
1922 16 0 16
1923 8 0 8
1924 12 0 12
1925 8 0 8
1926 14 0 14
1927 7 0 7
1928 14 0 14
1929 18 0 18
1930 14 0 14
1931 8 0 8
1932 14 0 14
1933 13 0 13
1934 14 0 14
1935 9 0 9
1936 9 0 9
1937 16 0 16
1938 18 0 18
1939 12 0 12
1940 12 0 12
1941 10 0 10
1942 13 0 13
1943 11 0 11
1944 14 0 14
1945 10 0 10
1946 8 0 8
1947 12 0 12
1948 16 0 16
1949 13 0 13
1950 10 0 10
1951 15 0 15
1952 11 0 11
1953 20 0 20
1954 15 0 15
1955 18 0 18
1956 16 0 16
1957 23 0 23
1958 24 0 24
1959 28 0 28
1960 23 0 23
1961 30 0 30
1962 24 0 24
1963 35 0 35
1964 31 0 31
1965 21 0 21
1966 15 0 15
1967 20 0 20
1968 14 0 14
1969 28 0 28
1970 27 0 27
1971 45 0 45
1972 62 0 62
1973 45 0 45
1974 43 0 43
1975 56 0 56
1976 54 0 54
1977 58 0 58
1978 39 0 39
1979 35 0 35
1980 32 0 32
1981 32 0 32
1982 18 0 18
1983 18 0 18
1984 15 0 15
1985 14 0 14
1986 10 0 10
1988 17 0 17
1989 12 0 12
1990 15 0 15
1991 10 0 10
1992 12 0 12
1993 24 0 24
1994 28 0 28
1995 40 0 40
1996 31 0 31
1997 42 0 42
1998 51 0 51
1999 66 0 66
2000 85 0 85
2001 106 0 106
2002 90 0 90
2003 113 0 113
2004 120 0 120
2005 126 0 126
2006 118 0 118
2007 122 0 122
2008 111 0 111
2009 109 0 109
2010 89 0 89
2011 125 0 125
2012 101 0 101
2013 70 0 70
2014 81 0 81
2015 88 0 88
2016 52 0 52
2017 57 0 57

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Popularity of Gabe as a first name

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Popularity of Gabe as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gabe U.S.
  White 76.22% 64.26%
  African American 10.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 4.87% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gabe

People with the last name Gabe are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Gabe

  • How Popular is the name Gabe? Gabe is the 4,522nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Gabe was the 40,856th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gabe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,774 babies born with the first name Gabe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gabe to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gabe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Gabe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gabe is Thursday, July 2nd, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Gabe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gabe was in 2005 with a total of 126 babies.
  • Random Gabe Factoid: According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gabe is not a popular baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1974.
  • Weird things about the name Gabe: Your name in reverse order is Ebag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Abeg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gabe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 534 people with the last name Gabe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gabe? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gabe as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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