Gabriel

Gabriel - A very unique female name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gabriel appeared on the charts for the first time in 1964 on position #2407. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gabriel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gabriel? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Gabriel. The baby girl name Gabriel was given to 25 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2705 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 56,530 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gabriel peaked in popularity 20 years ago in 1999 on position 765.



Famous with this name

Gabriel Byrne
Gabriel Mann
Gabriel Macht


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Gabriel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gabriel is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #627 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,812.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Gabriel is where you live.


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Gabriel origin and meaning

Gabriel is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Gabriel, pop culture references for the name Gabriel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Gabriel

We've found the following names that sound similar to Gabriel, sorted by popularity.

Gabrielle / Gabriella / Gabriela / Gabriele / Gabriell / Gabryella / Gabrielly / Gavriela / Gabryelle / Gabryela /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122705
20112441
20102317
20091488
20081601
20071461
20061297
20051220
2004991
20031106
20021016
2001937
2000808
1999765
1998879
1997821
1996842
1995904
1994771
1993851
1992892
1991837
1990897
19891009
1988953
1987940
19861494
19851672
19841503
19831611
19821743
19812326
19801773
19791975
19781463
19771900
19761703
19752570
19741824
19731994
19722170
19711742
19702012
19642407

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi627
Tennessee1122
Florida1461
New York1812

Even more about Gabriel


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Gabriel a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Gabriel?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1999
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Gabriel
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 56,530
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1964
2012 births +25

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