Gabriela

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Origin and Meaning of Gabriela

"Gabriela" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Feminine form of Gabriel". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, a latinate feminine form of Gabriel.

Gabriela was also found in the following language(s): Czech, German, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Gabriela

Gabriela Sabatini is a tennis player. Gabriela was born on May 16th, 1970 in Buenos Aires.

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She holds the title Miss Universe 2013Founder, CEO Universe of Blessings Fund, Miss Guárico 2012, Miss Venezuela 2012, Miss Universe 2013, Founder, and Guárico. Gabriela was given the name María Gabriela de Jesús Isler Morales on March 21st, 1988 in Valencia, Carabobo.

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Gabriela Mistral was a writer. She was most prominent from 1914 to 1957. Gabriela was given the name Lucila de María del Perpetuo Socorro Godoy Alcayaga on April 7th, 1889 in Vicuña, Chile. She died on January 10th, 1957.

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Gabriela Spanic is an actress and model. She was most prominent from 1991 to present. Gabriela was given the name Gabriela Elena Spanic Utrera on December 10th, 1973 in Ortiz, Venezuela.

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Gabriela Michetti is a from Buenos Aires, Deputy Mayor, of the City of Buenos Aires, Vice President of Argentina, National Senator of Argentina, fromBuenos Aires, National Deputy, of theCity of Buenos Aires, List of Vice Presidents of Argentina, Argentine Senate, and Argentine . Gabriela was born on May 28th, 1965 in Laprida, Buenos Aires.

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Gabriela Andersen-Schiess is an athlete. Gabriela was born on May 20th, 1945.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gabriela

She holds the title Archduchess of Austria. Archduchess was born as the child of Otto von Habsburg and Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen on October 14th, 1955 in Luxembourg City. Archduchess is also known as Archduchess Gabriela.

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She holds the title Archduchess of Austria and List of rulers of Austria. Johanna was born as the child of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Maria Theresa on February 4th, 1750 in Hofburg Palace. She left this life on December 23rd, 1762.

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Cecilia Gabriela is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1985. Cecilia was given the name Cecilia Gabriela Vera Sandoval on January 9th, 1962 in Michoacán.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1903 5 5 0
1904 5 5 0
1909 7 7 0
1914 10 10 0
1915 12 12 0
1916 6 6 0
1917 7 7 0
1918 7 7 0
1919 9 9 0
1920 10 10 0
1921 8 8 0
1922 15 15 0
1923 14 14 0
1924 11 11 0
1925 8 8 0
1926 9 9 0
1927 7 7 0
1928 8 8 0
1929 6 6 0
1930 6 6 0
1931 10 10 0
1932 7 7 0
1933 5 5 0
1936 7 7 0
1937 5 5 0
1940 8 8 0
1941 5 5 0
1942 9 9 0
1944 9 9 0
1945 8 8 0
1946 6 6 0
1947 8 8 0
1948 5 5 0
1949 8 8 0
1950 5 5 0
1951 18 18 0
1952 11 11 0
1953 9 9 0
1954 17 17 0
1955 30 30 0
1956 21 21 0
1957 43 43 0
1958 40 40 0
1959 59 59 0
1960 47 47 0
1961 37 37 0
1962 79 79 0
1963 71 71 0
1964 102 102 0
1965 128 128 0
1966 137 137 0
1967 133 133 0
1968 194 194 0
1969 224 224 0
1970 247 247 0
1971 259 259 0
1972 332 332 0
1973 333 333 0
1974 417 409 8
1975 417 410 7
1976 442 436 6
1977 425 425 0
1978 537 537 0
1979 711 704 7
1980 606 606 0
1981 602 595 7
1982 605 597 8
1983 720 710 10
1984 651 644 7
1985 718 710 8
1986 779 758 21
1987 995 980 15
1988 1,009 992 17
1989 1,240 1,222 18
1990 1,624 1,604 20
1991 2,083 2,062 21
1992 2,296 2,270 26
1993 2,433 2,407 26
1994 2,864 2,838 26
1995 2,586 2,577 9
1996 2,427 2,412 15
1997 2,636 2,629 7
1998 2,582 2,577 5
1999 2,715 2,705 10
2000 2,852 2,844 8
2001 2,737 2,732 5
2002 2,923 2,915 8
2003 3,368 3,361 7
2004 3,029 3,021 8
2005 2,871 2,864 7
2006 3,033 3,022 11
2007 2,869 2,857 12
2008 2,615 2,615 0
2009 2,292 2,292 0
2010 2,080 2,080 0
2011 1,908 1,908 0
2012 1,545 1,545 0
2013 1,444 1,444 0
2014 1,409 1,409 0
2015 1,259 1,259 0
2016 1,243 1,243 0

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Popularity of Gabriela as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Gabriela

  • How Popular is the name Gabriela? Gabriela is the 761st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Gabriela have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 77,443 babies born with the first name Gabriela in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gabriela to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gabriela? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1903 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gabriela first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gabriela is Friday, May 1st, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Gabriela born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gabriela was in 2003 with a total of 3,361 babies. That's a lot of babies named Gabriela!
  • Random Gabriela Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gabriela ranks 96th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 22 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Gabriela: Your name in reverse order is Aleirbag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Igbaarle. How do you pronounce that?

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  • 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).
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