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Gabriela Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \g(a)-brie-la, gab-riela\
Number in U.S 👶 81,000
Rate in 2021 665
Numerology 🔢 10
Name origin 🌍 Mexican

Gabriela Name Meaning

Historical origin and Etymology:

It is the feminine version of the masculine name Gabriel. The basic name is Gabriella which is a Latin-Italian name and the French use, Gabrielle.

The name Gabriela with one "l" is used more among those of Spanish or Portuguese descent.

The male name Gabriel means the man of God that is of Hebrew origin.

The name Gabriela is used by those of Hispanic heritage and now, it is one of the top 75 popular names in Spain and South America.

Personality traits of the girl named Gabriela:

She is very powerful and competitive. She is the heart of any group because of this fact. She is the leader all the time.

She Likes to try out new things and take risks. She is sure about herself starting a new thing. She has strong determination and confidence. She can use her innovative and creative thinking to reach the top. She applies all of her abilities to a project to achieve so. She believes that she will be successful and success comes to people who work hard with ease.

She does not like an organized and punctual plan to follow. She resents taking orders.

She has not got a stable personality. She is a pioneer most of the time. She likes starting rather than finishing. She likes to jump from one project or one work to the other if that work does not sound appropriate to her. She dislikes hearing any advice or orders. So, you, as her parents should try to be her friend rather than her parent or boss.

She is able to take into action the novel and nice ideas, but in most cases, she is not good at managing the ideas. She is not the one who sticks to a special field of work. She is always changing her point of view or idea in any case. This is not a good thing about her.

She is frustrated by unimportant matters. She does not care much about them she likes to make decisions herself and after deciding, stays on her own feet to make those decisions look real and put them in the real world. She can choose her friends easily and is suited, because of the fact that she is good at knowing people’s traits.

she is very careful about her observations; she is a sensitive one in seeing and caring about the details. She cares more about others than herself. She believes that knowing “self” is not as important as knowing others and the world. She gains enough knowledge about her surroundings and she tries to be well-educated in her special field. She thinks that all human beings should do their best in order to have a better environment for living. 

Your most likely vocation: engineer, writer, composer of music, teacher, designer, architect, planner, president of a society, curator, librarian, keeper of a department store.

How do people react to your name?

You are full of life, uplifting, inspiring, and even charming in their eyesight. You are like a magnet that attracts others with ease. You like to be at the center of attention. Nothing can prevent you from attracting others. You are the heart of any party you join because of your wisdom, witty personality and kindness. You, Luke, wear the clothes which make you fresher and younger. We suggest bright colors to you as these colors make a person more alive and fresher.

Your most likely vocation: engineer, writer, composer of music, teacher, designer, architect, planner, president of a society, curator, librarian, keeper of a department store.


Lucky colors: All yellows, ocher, bronze, gold, orange

Lucky Day: Sunday

The popularity of the girl name Gabriela:

In 1957, it first appeared on the American naming charts. As the Hispanic-American population increased, Gabriela increased in usage and popularity in the United States. It improved more and more as time passed until it reached its peak in the early 2000s. It was near to be the top 100 most favored names in the United States.

Today, it seems that Gabriela is not as popular as before, but it is still strong.

Gabriela is a top choice in Florida, Nevada and Texas right now.

For the past nine decades, the name “Gabriela” was recorded nearly 80,000 times in the SSA database.

Gabriela Name Origin and History

Additional description of the name Gabriela
Additional description of the name Gabriela

Choosing a name for a baby is not easy, especially when there are so many that, for one reason or another, have a special charm. This is the case of Gabriela, a name with a strong and wonderful meaning, which is related to the archangel Gabriel.
If you want to know more about this beautiful name for a girl, don't miss this MyCuteName article in which We will talk about the meaning of the name Gabriela, as well as its origin, personality, saints, popularity and other information of interest. Gabriela is a girl's name.

What does Gabriela mean?
The female name Gabriela is usually translated as "she who has the strength and power of God" or "the one with divine strength", especially due to her relationship with the archangel Gabriel.

Origin of the name Gabriela
The female name Gabriela has two possible origins . One of the theories suggests that it comes from the Hebrew "gheber", which means man. Other theories, however, believe that it comes from the Assyrian word "gabar", which means strength. However, Gabriela also has a religious origin, since she is associated with the archangel Gabriel.

Diminutives and variations of the name Gabriela
Among the possible diminutives of the name Gabriela, there are:
Biela, Gaby, Gabri, Gabry

The name Gabriela in other languages
Gabriela in German: Gabriela
Gabriela in French: Gabrielle
Gabriela in Italian: Gabriella
Gabriela in Arabic: غابرييلا
Gabriela in Chinese: 加布里埃拉
Gabriela in Japanese: ガブリエラ
Gabriela in Korean: 가브리엘라
Gabriela Hebrew: גבריאלה

Celebrities named Gabriela
Gabriela Mistral: famous Chilean poet, pedagogue and diplomat, whose real name was Lucila Godoy Alcayaga. She received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1945, becoming the first Ibero-American woman and the second Latin person to receive such an award.
Gabriela Rocha: popular Brazilian singer of contemporary Christian music, better known as Gabriela Roca. Some of her latest albums are SML, Ate Transbordar and Gabriela Rocha.
Gabriela Sabatini: famous former Argentine tennis player, who is to date the most outstanding tennis player in her country's history. She is the only Argentine tennis player to date to win the US Open in singles.
Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel: Under the pseudonym Coco Chanel, she is a famous French haute couture fashion designer and also, according to Time magazine, one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.

Day of the Saint of Gabriela
The Saint of Gabriela is usually celebrated on September 29, the day of Saint Gabriel the Archangel, although some people also celebrate it on February 27, the day of San Gabriel de la Dolorosa.

Numerology of the name Gabriela
According to numerology, the number associated with name Gabriela is 1.

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05/24/2023 20:15:52

My name is Gabriela and SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO many people spell it wrong. they spell it gabriella or gabby, when it is gabriela or gaby. I especially hate when someone calls me Gabrielle. I love my name though, and I think it is perfect and uniquely common-y'know?

05/21/2023 20:50:58

I like my name but ther's alaways complications with It'some teache's say "Gabby (nickname) stop gabbin" I hate that and all the gabbys in my school are all like bad and stuff so every time someone will say "ohh she just like the other gabby's in our school"!

05/20/2023 14:52:22

My name is Gabriela, the one 'L' is the'spanish way of spelling it because if it had two it wouldn't sound right in Spanish, or Italian. I love my name, It's awesome!

05/18/2023 15:33:24

I'm gabriella, it is the moste christine name ever made up, meaning "heroine of god." yay. my nickname is gabby or gabe.

04/20/2023 21:36:16

People often spell and say it wrong because in the US there are so many ways to say it. It is a really beautiful, exotic and feminine name and not too many people have it.

04/11/2023 12:11:30

Wonderful name! It weighs a lot since it was borne by characters of great importance throughout history. And besides, It'sounds clean and open, as in with broad horizons, endless perhaps. I love it. It's not my name but it is my choice of name for when I'll have a little girl.

04/03/2023 08:45:20

Constantly mis-pronounced, ridiculed, and mis-spelled..... Nickname Gabby is atrocious....substitute for Ella if you must!!! I strongly dislike my name.

03/16/2023 18:26:14

my name is also gabriela and yeahhhh i love to talk a lot, i dont known why but i cant stop.... people also call me gaby! thats nice! i like it..!! =)

03/06/2023 00:59:26

I have the'same issue in the U.S, everytime I introduce myself people automatically convert my name to Gabrielle even'though I say it Gabriela. In Latin America, however, I'm one of billions of Gabrielas, so I hate that my name is so common.

03/04/2023 13:08:10

My name is Gabriela or you could call me gaby I get what you guys are saying when people first meet me they spell my name with 1 L or an I or 2 Bs and it ticks me off but I love my name I wouldn't change for the world but I am full Spanish

02/17/2023 11:21:32

i loooveeee my name. I get called Gaby most of the time. One issue is that often new teache's call me Gabriel as they miss the A out and it was quite irratating! I get nicknamed Gaby, Babi, Gaba and similar names by close friends and relatives. I really love it though!

02/07/2023 14:11:26

my name is gabriela and i love my name is very unique...but i hate when people dont spell it right...they always spell it wrong like Gabriella with 2 LL's or Gabriell... I'mean come on is it that hard i think is probably because here in the US they have 2 many ways 2 spell it....but yea i love my name and im so happy to have it! every one i have met thinks is really beautiful and unique.

02/03/2023 16:08:46

my name is gabriela to and i am loud so some of my teache's call me gab because i like to talk a lot but some of my other teache's misspronounce my name and call me gabriel because the 'a' doesnt fit in the paper but overall i like my unique name :)

02/02/2023 20:44:58

I love my name (Gabriela) but my school has like 10 other girls with the either Gabriela or Gabriella and i dislike it because its a common name here.

01/27/2023 05:27:42

my name is gabiela and yes i talk alot and im loud and crazy but thats my way to getting to know people and im very sociable i can make friends with almost any one but i like it more when'they call me gaby its sounds better

01/19/2023 09:04:44

My name is Gabriela, and I have always liked it, its a fun name and everyone I have met says its beautiful.

01/09/2023 16:54:24

That's my name! I'm very much proud of my name and somewhat ticked off when people misspell or pronounce it. It's simple.. but elegant. :)

01/02/2023 00:03:02

My name is Gabriela. One thing that I don't really like about my name is that people always refer to me as :gabby gabby". Yeah, I love to talk:-) However, I think that most people with this name are very sociable, honest, and brave. Therefore, you can call me "Gabby gabby", still I love my name very much. Ooopss, I also think that the name of Gabriela sounds very hot!

12/29/2022 20:48:54

My name is Gabriella.( it actually has 2 l's) I love my name'sooooooooo much! But sometimes people pronounce it in an extremely weird way! Sometimes they even pronounce it as "Gabrella" or even Gabreilla".. But still... I love my name!It's NO.1!

12/26/2022 11:59:44

My name is like Gabriela But Its spelled different..My Name is Graviela..

12/12/2022 12:22:28

I lovees me my name, i think its great... but i wish i had a middle name:) in my country we spell it with one L because if i had 2 it would be gabrieya:)

12/11/2022 17:51:34

To the person naming their son Jack Daniel... You do know that's a type of whiskey, right? But It's a lovely name all the'same. Jack is a nice, strong classic name.

12/04/2022 15:06:36

My names actually Gabriella, two L's. I think my name is beautiful. When my mom named me she didnt want people to call me gabby because she just loved the name as is. Although my friends all call me Gabby. My family is italian so they call me Bella for short because it means beautful. I love both nicknames. I dont think Gabby sounds tacky or ugly. If you think a girl with the nickname Gabby sounds like they talk alot, take me for example. I am really shy. People often'think Gabriella sounds like a really girly, loud, sn'tty name, but i am none of those. aha. I also get called many other nicknames such as gab,gabs, bri, brielle, briella, ella , and of course the most common gabby and bella. I recomend this name to many woman who are expecting a girl and are thinking of a name. I have got many compliments on my name and i love it myself.(:

12/03/2022 10:53:48

My name is Gabriela with one L, i love my name. But i wish i spelt it Gabriella with 2 Ls because i think it looks prettier. Most people call me Gabby... i think thats so ugly! i wish they could call me Ella and Bri... but i do like my name(:

11/18/2022 02:56:52

my name is this name and i dont like It'so i have a nik name

11/17/2022 03:43:50

I used to hate my name because during school and when I'met people they would always pronounce it wrong, but now I realize it is actually a very beautiful name.

11/12/2022 19:24:00

My names is also Gabriela...and I can relate to all the Gaby ladies here, its usually misspronounced, misspelled, but i think its just because its not a familiar name, wich makes It'somewhat hurray for the gabys...! I do love my name.

11/05/2022 06:04:14

My name is Gabriela,most people spell it with two l's. My mom didn't want people calling me Gabby so she calls me Gavie. now that I'm older (21) it really doesn't matter.

10/13/2022 07:19:22

I LOVEEE MY NAME :) I'm half hispanic & i look more american. My entire family calls me GABBY (GAW-BEE) but everyone else calls me GABBY (ga-bee) & i hate it.. its hard to introduce yourself as GAW-BEE when everyone only hears ga-bee..

10/06/2022 13:41:02

my name is gabriela and I'm EXTREMELY quiet, my fiends call me gabby, so when new people meet me they find my nickname ironic. I also get called gabba (like the ramones song), gabster, gabs, and gabbalicious

09/03/2022 05:54:00

my name is Gabriela. yeah,lots of people spell my name wrong! they spell it like this:GabrieLLa...

08/01/2022 23:48:36

i love the name it is going to be my daughter's name, Gabriela Lee. I am due in late October. I am not sure what we will call her Gabe, Gabi, Gaby or Ella. Most likely Gaby.

07/31/2022 12:07:30

Im Gabriela, with one L, and i lovee itt!! people call me gaby, i am actually fond of more original names like delilah, but i love Gabriela too, especially because it has a Christian meaning to it.

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05/17/2022 09:34:30

My daughter's name is going to be Gabriela Jo. Im due in October

02/22/2022 18:03:54

my name is Gabriela and i luv it...i think it wuz made for me and i've never met any1 with the'same name :) WOO HOO :)

02/10/2022 20:35:06

My name is Gabriela and when I was younger I hated it and people called me Gabi but as I got older I prefered Gabriela as I thought Gabi sounded childish. People always mispell my name, i don't think I know anyone other than close friends or familly that have spelt it correctly on their first try! People often call me Gabe-riela or Gabrielle and it ticks me off... I never met anyone called Gabriela with 1 L untill i was 14 and one of my friends shared that name which was nice and since then I have met only one other person called Gabriela with 1 L. My name is spelt with one L as I am half Spanish and in Spain Gabriella is pronounced Gabrieya. The two other Gabrielas I have met are also Spanish or half Spanish. I love my name and I am not to keen on any of the nicknames but in school people always called me gabby or gab or ella or bri-bri. Many people still can't spell my name and I think the worst spelling I have come accross spelt by one of my friends is Garibla...

01/25/2022 03:48:54

I do have a lot of people misspell my name I spell it Gabriela and people always spell it Gabriella or Gabrielle. During my childhood I never new any one else with my name which made me feel a little rare, but now a days I run across a lot of little Gabrielas, seems as it is more popular now than before.

09/17/2021 21:03:00

My name is Gabriela and just because Gabby is in the dictionary and means talk alot doesnt mean we do........ it makes us special people!!!

09/09/2021 09:00:18

My names Gabriela with (1L) And people usually call me gabe-rella and I hatee it!

08/18/2021 01:43:48

I like my name, but It's not hot or cute.It'sounds so forein.

08/17/2021 00:06:36

Little kids always make the comment that my name is the'same as the girl in High School Musical... so annoying.

08/11/2021 07:46:30

I named my daughter Gabriela Hope. The one l spelling looked more exotic,and that's why my husband and I chose to spell it with one l. I hate when people mispronounce her name as "Gabe-riela." I also don't like the nickname Gabi, but we live with it. I think I'm going to ask people to shorten her name to Bri if they want a nickname, but we will always call her Gabriela. It's a beautiful name, like music.

08/04/2021 18:23:42

I beli've my name is beautiful with an amazing signifigance with god. I wouldn't trade it for the world.

08/04/2021 08:19:48

Well my name is Gabrielle. i have the problem of people calling me Gabi, or gab. there's so many ways to spell it. i do prefer Gabrielle and one of my friends always reassures me that it is a beautiful name of which i entirely agree. i love my name very much.


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Gabriela?
The origin of the name Gabriela is Mexican.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Gabriela?
Heroine Of God
*️⃣ How many people are named Gabriela?
Almost 81000 people are named Gabriela.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Gabriela?
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