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Gabrielle

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Meaning and origin
Gabrielle is a French girl name. The meaning of the name is `Strength of God`.


Where is it used?
The name Gabrielle is mainly used in French.

How do they say it elsewhere?
Gavriil (In Russian)
Jabril (In Muslim)
Gavrel (In Jewish)
Gavril (In Jewish)
Gabriele (In Italian)
Gábriel (In Hungarian)
Gábor (In Hungarian)
Kaapo (In Finnish)
Kaapro (In Finnish)


If it's too long people might use
In English: Gabe
In Other languages: Brielle


For the opposite sex use:
In Portuguese and in Romanian: Gabriela (F)
In Italian and in Hungarian: Gabriella (F)
In German: Gabriele (F)
In English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian and in the bible: Gabriel (M)


See also
In Hungarian: Gabi (M)
In English: Gabby (B)


What Gabrielle`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    It mean's God's strength and that is relly cool!
    The worst thing about the name:
    People call me Gabby rim with dum names like Flabby.
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    I what it to be Rosie !
    Extra information:
    And there are so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so many cool thing that it means!!!!!!!!!
  2. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    it means the strength of God or God is my strength
    The worst thing about the name:
    People say Gabriel or Gabriella
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    I would want to be Elle .. But I love my name
    Extra information:
    Gabrielle has many nicknames My friends call me. Gaby, gabster, g, etc.
  3. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    It's not too common, and nothing simple
    The worst thing about the name:
    People always say Gabriel or Gabriella and I don't like the nick name Gabby/Gaby/Gabi
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    December or Avalon
    Extra information:
  4. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    its such a beautiful name! in Hebrew it means the strong woman of God
    The worst thing about the name:
    always mispronounced my name to Gabriel
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    Evangeline
    Extra information:
    my friends call me Gabby/Gabe/Gabs
  5. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    Its a beautiful name and its unique.
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people call me Gabriel or Gabriella. Plus people always mispronounce it.
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    I would want it to be Elizabeth, but I love my name.
    Extra information:
    My friends call me Gabby. And I've been called Gabbs before too.
  6. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    It can be made into heaps of nicknames
    The worst thing about the name:
    It sounds too girly, and people pronounce it wrong
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    I would be Logan
    Extra information:
    Gabby is a common nickname, and its difficult when there is more than one Gabby
  7. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    its such a beautiful name, i love it!
    The worst thing about the name:
    when i was younger my friend mustve ncknamed me gabby and now everyone calls me that even myself. i'd honestly prefer the nickname ella or bree, oh well what can you do
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    it would've been Alessandra which is the name im calling my kid because its so beautiful!
    Extra information:
    hate being called gabriel! i am not a guy! also gabby is so close to daddy and i always think little kids are calling me hahaha
  8. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    You can shorten it to anything you want.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People mispronouncing it to Gabriel...however i don't have that problem as I am always referred to as Elle
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    Jaqueline
    Extra information:
    I hate it when people presume to shorten it to Gab or Gabby because I am always called Elle
  9. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    Its unique:D and Channels first name was gabrielle.
    The worst thing about the name:
    When i get called gabby(it means gossip girl)or Gabriel(the boy version of the name)
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    It would be...mmmm...either channel or olive.
    Extra information:
    every one calls me gabby although i really want to be CALLED bri or elle.
  10. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    It can be shortened to form a lot of good nicknames such as Gabby, Elle, or Brie. It's not a common name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    It makes me so angry to be called Gabriel.
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    Only one name beats it, Isabella
    Extra information:
    When my mom calls me Gabrielle, I know I'm in trouble.
  11. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    its a sexy name
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called gabriel
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    it would be kalian
    Extra information:
  12. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    it has many nn
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called gaaaaaby
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    i would hope it would be taylor
    Extra information:
    I despise being called gabriella
  13. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    I think it is an extremely beautiful name, I was named after the angel Gabriel. I am glad that my name is different from both Gabriel and Gabriella which are more typical names
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Gabriel or Gabriella
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    My name would have been Samantha, I like my name better!
    Extra information:
    I'm commonly called Gabby, though I've always wanted someone to call me Elle
  14. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    It beautiful and my dad name me .
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being call gabe.
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    i do not know prouble daniel
    Extra information:
    I like my name cause it different and it cool.
  15. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    It's unique :)
    The worst thing about the name:
    People pronounce it 'Gabriel'
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    I'd be called Francesca
    Extra information:
    My friends & family call me Gabby
  16. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    I like how there isn't too many other Gabrielle's around. I like being the only Gabby in my school!
    The worst thing about the name:
    :P Everyone jokes that you should talk a lot just cause of the nickname Gabby. Gets old fast. Also being called Gabe.
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:

    Extra information:
  17. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    The name has lots of good nicknames.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People call me Gabriel.
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    My sister would have named me Julia Grace, so gald I have this name!
    Extra information:
    I dont know alot of people who have this name so I like have a different name.
  18. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    it was an angels name!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    you get called Gabe alot.
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    if i had to choose it would be brailon
    Extra information:
    i hate it when people call me gabriella!!!!
  19. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    i think its pretty
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called Gay brielle
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    my dad would of chosen sam.... glad its gabrielle
    Extra information:
  20. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    You can change it heaps and it's just a pretty name :)
    The worst thing about the name:
    Getting called Gabriel
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    Then I'd have a different name...?
    Extra information:
  21. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    my name make me proud..because i think that's beautiful name..
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:

    Extra information:
  22. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    It's french and it's beautiful and elegant.
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called Gabriel
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    it's not likely, but then you never know...
    Extra information:
  23. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    It's a sexy name
    The worst thing about the name:
    There's nothing bad about it.
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    Yeah...my brother and I wouldn't have the same number of letters in our names.
    Extra information:
    This is dictated from my 14 year old daughter...you guessed it... Gabrielle
  24. The best thing about the name Gabrielle:
    it's an angel's name which announced the birth of jesus our savior
    The worst thing about the name:
    everyone likes the name :p
    If my name wasn`t Gabrielle....:
    i dont think so
    Extra information:


More `Gabrielle` links
Gabrielle as abbreviation
Actors named Gabrielle
Gabrielle in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Gabrielle

Gabrielle appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 67. The name reached the top-100 18 times. 1999 was a `top year` for the name Gabrielle. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #46. The last time Gabrielle appeared among the most common names was in 1960. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
200767
200663
200555
200473
200367
200266
200150
200049
199946
199847
199751
199654
199561
199467
199384
199284
199197
199099
1980401
1970504
1960733
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See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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Gabrielle
I love my name and every one can shorten it to give me a nickname like Gabby!
Gabrielle
i like this name cause match me,my frens oso call me gabby
Gabrielle
I like my name. My surname is french an I think it goes very nicely. My nickname is Brie though and people NEVER call me by my full name- though I like it better.

Gabrielle Solis!!
Gabrielle
I use to think my name was too long, but then I saw all the awesome nicknames I have. My friends and teacher call me Gabby. It fits me because Gabby or Gab means very talkative, and I tend to tak alot!
Gabrielle
I wanna start being called Elle
Gabrielle
I love my name but it frustrates me so much when I am called 'Gaby' by people because it's easier to say or 'Gabriella'/ 'Gabriel' by people who cannot read. My Goodness, I get so angry!
Dixie
This is the name I'm giving to my babygirl.
Gabrielle
I love my name. I think its unique and pretty, but I hate when people call me Gabriella or Gabriel. And sometimes people just plain out pronouce it weird.
Gabrielle
I love my name
Gabrielle
I love my name


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