Gabriela is an important name to parents of the Christian faith, as well as one of the top baby names in the United States. It's got a strong religious meaning, and it pairs well with a variety of classic middle names. Gabriela also comes with several fun nicknames for your baby girl.

Meaning of the name Gabriela:

Hebrew: Person of God or God is my strength

Origin of the name Gabriela:

Gabriela is a feminine version of the Hebrew name Gabriel. Gabriel is derived from a Hebrew word that means “person of God” or “God is my strength.”

Symbolism of the name Gabriela:

The baby name Gabriela's meaning lends itself to Christian symbolism, so parents who choose the name may see it as a symbol of their faith.

Style of the name Gabriela:


Gender of the name Gabriela:

Gabriela is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Gabriela:


Number of syllables in the name Gabriela:


Emotion evoked from the name Gabriela:

The baby name Gabriela evokes images of someone who is always coming up with new ideas and putting them into action.

Alternative spellings for the name Gabriela:

Nicknames for the name Gabriela:

  • Gabby
  • Gabbie
  • Gabi
  • Gabe
  • Gab

Popularity of the name Gabriela:

Gabriela has been a top 1,000 baby name since 1967, according to the Social Security Administration. As of 2020, it ranked at number 322.

Related names for the name Gabriela:

Great middle names for Gabriela and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Gabriela:

Gabrielas in popular culture:

  • Gabriela Dawson (character on the TV show “Chicago Fire”)
  • Gabriela Lopez (character from the X-Men franchise)
  • Gabriela McBride (name of an American Girl doll)
  • Gabriela “Gabi” Rodriguez (character on “Sesame Street”)