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Gaby

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
612
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Gaby

"Gaby" is a name of English origin, and it means "Diminutive of the name Gabrielle". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ga"by
A simpleton; a dunce; a lout.

Etymology: Icel. gapi a rash, reckless man. Cf. Gafe

Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, from the French short form of Gabrielle.

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

Notable Persons Named Gaby

Gaby Hoffmann is an actress. She was most prominent from 1989 to present. Gaby was given the name Gabriella Mary Hoffmann by her parents Viva (actress) and Anthony Herrera on January 8th, 1982 in United States.

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Gaby was born in 1988.

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Gaby Espino is an actress, model, and presenter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to 1996. Gaby was given the name María Gabriela Espino Rugero on November 15th, 1977 in Caracas.

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Gaby Moreno is a blues, jazz, soul music, and rhythm singer-songwriter and musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Gaby was given the name María Gabriela Moreno Bonilla on December 16th, 1981.

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Gaby Roslin is a broadcaster and presenter. Her ongoing career started in 1989. Gaby was born Gaby Roslin on July 12th, 1964 in London, England.

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Gaby was born in 1921 in Alexandria. She left this life in 2014.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gaby

Alfred Edward Gaby is a military person. His military service ended in 1918.

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Fred was born on March 12th, 1895 in Marylebone, London, Great Britain. He passed away on April 7th, 1984.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1920 5 5 0
1938 6 6 0
1955 5 5 0
1956 10 5 5
1957 5 5 0
1958 8 8 0
1959 5 5 0
1960 9 9 0
1961 13 13 0
1962 11 11 0
1964 16 16 0
1970 6 6 0
1972 7 7 0
1974 5 5 0
1976 5 5 0
1982 5 5 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 6 6 0
1991 15 9 6
1992 18 18 0
1993 24 19 5
1994 45 40 5
1995 34 34 0
1996 28 28 0
1997 16 16 0
1998 22 22 0
1999 36 36 0
2000 32 32 0
2001 25 25 0
2002 34 34 0
2003 47 47 0
2004 40 40 0
2005 61 61 0
2006 45 40 5
2007 70 70 0
2008 51 51 0
2009 47 47 0
2010 65 65 0
2011 41 41 0
2012 45 45 0
2013 37 37 0
2014 49 49 0
2015 41 41 0
2016 42 42 0

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Popularity of Gaby as a first name

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Popularity of Gaby as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gaby U.S.
  White 91.34% 64.26%
  African American 3.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gaby

People with the last name Gaby are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gaby

  • How Popular is the name Gaby? Gaby is the 9,471st most popular name of all time. As a last name Gaby was the 36,525th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gaby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,151 babies born with the first name Gaby in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gaby to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gaby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gaby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gaby is Saturday, September 15th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Gaby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gaby was in 2007 with a total of 70 babies.
  • Random Gaby Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gaby is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Gaby: Your name in reverse order is Ybag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aygb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gaby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 612 people with the last name Gaby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gaby? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gaby as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.