Gabrielle

First Name
134k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
485
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Gabrielle mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Gabrielle

"Gabrielle" is a name of French origin, and it means "God is my Strength". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

French Gabrielle, feminine form of Gabriel (see there for more).

The main supporting character in the television series Xena: Warrior Princess (1995–2001) was the inspiration for the dwarf planet's moon's nickname, due to the dwarf planet itself being nicknamed Xena.

  1. (astronomy) a nickname for Dysnomia (the moon of the dwarf planet Eris, itself nicknamed Xena)
  1. A female given name.

Gabrielle was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Gabrielle

Coco was given the name Gabrielle Chanel on August 19th, 1883 in Saumur. She left this life on January 10th, 1971.

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Gabrielle Union is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. She was most active from 1993 to present. Gabrielle was given the name Gabrielle Monique Union on October 29th, 1972 in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

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Gabrielle was born on December 31st, 1995 in Newport News, Virginia.

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Gabrielle Giffords is an office holder. Gabrielle was born on June 8th, 1970 in Tucson, Arizona.

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Gabrielle Anwar is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1986. Gabrielle was born as the child of Tariq Anwar (film editor) on February 4th, 1970 in Laleham.

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Gabrielle was born on November 17th, 1985 in Porto Alegre.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gabrielle

Gabrielle is a contemporary r&b, pop music, urban contemporary, and soul music singing and songwriter. Her ongoing career started in 1993. Gabrielle was given the name Louise Gabrielle Bobb on April 16th, 1970 in Hackney, London, England.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1982 to 2002. Monique was given the name Katherine Gonzalez on July 30th, 1963 in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. Monique is also known as Luana Chass.

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Marie José Charlotte Sophie Amèlie Henriette Gabrielle was royalty. Her career lasted from 1946 to 1946. Marie was born as the child of Albert I of Belgium, Elisabeth of Bavaria, and Queen of Belgium on August 4th, 1906 in Ostend. She passed away on January 27th, 2001.

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Lea Gabrielle is a journalist and naval aviator. Lea was given the name Lea Gabrielle Potts in 1975.

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Josefina was born in London.

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She holds the title Miss Florida USA 2016, Miss Florida USA2016, and (Winner). Brie was given the name Briegitte Marie Gabrielle Baldrica on July 4th, 1990 in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1890 5 5 0
1894 6 6 0
1895 5 5 0
1896 5 5 0
1898 8 8 0
1900 8 8 0
1901 8 8 0
1902 5 5 0
1903 5 5 0
1904 7 7 0
1906 8 8 0
1907 9 9 0
1908 7 7 0
1909 13 13 0
1910 11 11 0
1911 16 16 0
1912 20 20 0
1913 23 23 0
1914 26 26 0
1915 33 33 0
1916 43 43 0
1917 38 38 0
1918 42 42 0
1919 31 31 0
1920 33 33 0
1921 27 27 0
1922 40 40 0
1923 41 41 0
1924 45 45 0
1925 43 43 0
1926 28 28 0
1927 26 26 0
1928 32 32 0
1929 29 29 0
1930 24 24 0
1931 21 21 0
1932 21 21 0
1933 17 17 0
1934 20 20 0
1935 16 16 0
1936 17 17 0
1937 24 24 0
1938 29 29 0
1939 34 34 0
1940 24 24 0
1941 46 46 0
1942 41 41 0
1943 47 47 0
1944 24 24 0
1945 30 30 0
1946 27 27 0
1947 44 44 0
1948 37 37 0
1949 25 25 0
1950 30 30 0
1951 35 35 0
1952 43 43 0
1953 50 50 0
1954 55 55 0
1955 93 93 0
1956 92 92 0
1957 136 136 0
1958 116 116 0
1959 140 140 0
1960 193 193 0
1961 186 186 0
1962 220 220 0
1963 216 216 0
1964 228 228 0
1965 220 220 0
1966 194 194 0
1967 213 213 0
1968 261 261 0
1969 309 309 0
1970 393 393 0
1971 442 442 0
1972 356 356 0
1973 341 336 5
1974 336 331 5
1975 371 371 0
1976 367 367 0
1977 284 284 0
1978 426 419 7
1979 484 477 7
1980 573 568 5
1981 594 587 7
1982 649 641 8
1983 635 626 9
1984 822 810 12
1985 911 896 15
1986 977 965 12
1987 1,616 1,606 10
1988 2,108 2,097 11
1989 2,741 2,719 22
1990 3,568 3,541 27 #99 girl name
1991 3,606 3,577 29 #97 girl name
1992 4,046 4,029 17 #84 girl name
1993 4,034 4,016 18 #84 girl name
1994 5,071 5,042 29 #67 girl name
1995 5,475 5,447 28 #61 girl name
1996 5,902 5,887 15 #54 girl name
1997 5,966 5,943 23 #51 girl name
1998 6,220 6,200 20 #47 girl name
1999 6,155 6,130 25 #46 girl name
2000 5,894 5,869 25 #49 girl name
2001 5,633 5,607 26 #50 girl name
2002 4,698 4,668 30 #66 girl name
2003 4,619 4,599 20 #66 girl name
2004 4,459 4,419 40 #73 girl name
2005 5,044 5,016 28 #55 girl name
2006 4,864 4,838 26 #63 girl name
2007 4,567 4,542 25 #68 girl name
2008 4,055 4,024 31 #79 girl name
2009 3,440 3,419 21 #96 girl name
2010 3,156 3,141 15 #93 girl name
2011 2,639 2,621 18
2012 2,436 2,419 17
2013 2,224 2,213 11
2014 1,928 1,921 7
2015 1,617 1,601 16
2016 1,429 1,417 12
2017 1,217 1,210 7

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Popularity of Gabrielle as a first name

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Popularity of Gabrielle as a last name

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Common last names for Gabrielle

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gabrielle U.S.
  White 79.59% 64.26%
  African American 7.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.45% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gabrielle

People with the last name Gabrielle are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gabrielle

  • What name lists does Gabrielle rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Gabrielle? Gabrielle is the 529th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gabrielle was the 44,356th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gabrielle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 133,712 babies born with the first name Gabrielle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gabrielle to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gabrielle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gabrielle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gabrielle is Thursday, November 28th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Gabrielle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gabrielle was in 1998 with a total of 6,200 babies. That's a lot of babies named Gabrielle!
  • Random Gabrielle Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gabrielle ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 18 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Gabrielle: Your name in reverse order is Elleirbag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Begllaeri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gabrielle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 485 people with the last name Gabrielle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gabrielle? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gabrielle as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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