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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
612
in the U.S.
in 2010

Gaby

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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

Fun Facts about the name Gaby

  • How many people with the first name Gaby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,109 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 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gaby is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2006.
  • 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 Abgy. 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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Popularity of Gaby as a first name

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Common first names for Gaby

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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Gaby" mean? The list below shows the origins of Gaby as well as things modernly associated with the name Gaby such as celebrities named Gaby.

English

Origin and Meaning of Gaby

The name "Gaby" is 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

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

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

Gaby Espino

Gaby Espino is an actress, model, and presenter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Gaby was born in 1976 as Maria Gabriela Espino Rugero in Caracas, Venezuela.

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Gaby Hoffmann

Gaby Hoffmann is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Gaby was born in 1982 as Gabriella Mary Hoffmann in New York City, New YorkUnited States.

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Gaby Blaaser

Gaby was born in 1986.

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Gaby van Nimwegen

Gaby was born in 1971.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Gaby

Gaby Dunn
Gaby Moreno
Gaby Pacheco
Gaby Ramirez
Gaby Rodriguez
Gaby Mellado
Gaby Moawad

What does the name Gaby mean?

Gis for gentle, the nurturing side of you.

Ais for artistic, adding beauty to the world

Bis for beloved, as you are to many.

Yis for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

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