The name Gabriella has a biblical influence than makes it popular with people of the Christian faith, particularly Catholics. While it is largely considered an Italian name, it's popular in German and Hungary and among Latinos. It's also popular within the Jewish community in the United States. Many girls named Gabriella prefer to go by shorter cute nicknames, like Gabby, Gabe or Ella.

Meaning of the name Gabriella:

Hebrew: God is my strength
Italian: Feminine form of Gabriel

Origin of the name Gabriella:

Gabriella is an Italian name. It's the feminine version of the Hebrew name Gabriel, which means “God is my strength.”

Symbolism of the name Gabriella:

Because Gabriella is considered the feminine version of the Hebrew name Gabriel, many people — particularly Christians — feel that the name is a strong symbol of their faith. In the Bible, Gabriel was an archangel who proclaimed Jesus's birth to Mary.

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Gender of the name Gabriella:

Gabriella is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Gabriella:


Number of syllables in the name Gabriella:


Emotion evoked from the name Gabriella:

The baby name Gabriella evokes a sense of romance, elegance and femininity.

Alternative spellings for the name Gabriella:

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Popularity of the name Gabriella:

Gabriella first made the Social Security Administrations list of the top baby names for girls in 1974. It placed at 995. Since then, it has risen in popularity, and as of 2020, it was the 77th-most popular name for baby girls in the United States.

Related names for the name Gabriella:

Great middle names for Gabriella and their meanings:

  • Nicole (people of victory)
  • Joy (happiness)
  • Marie(star of the sea)
  • Faith (confidence and trust)
  • Diane (divine)
  • Rose (flower)
  • Madison (son of Matthew)
  • Grace (God's grace)
  • Noelle (Christmas)
  • Anne (gracious, merciful)
  • Paige (servant or helper)

Famous people with the name Gabriella:

Gabriellas in popular culture:

  • Gabriella Dante (character on the TV show “The Sopranos”)
  • Gabriella Einarsdotter (character in the book series “The Bert Diaries”)
  • Gabriella Montez (character in the “High School Musical” Disney series)