Gabriela: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Gabriela

Gabriela

Pronunciation: ga-bree-EH-lə (key)

Origin of the name Gabriela:

Feminine form of Gabriel, which is derived from the Hebrew gavhrī’ēl (God is my strength). Gabriel is borne in the Bible by one of the seven archangels, the herald of Good News who appeared to Mary to announce her pregnancy and the impending birth of the Christ child.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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I know a Gabriela. She ahs bad compliments. Not many people like her.

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Nicknames for Gabriela: | Edit

Gaby, Gabi, Gab, Bibi, Briela, Găbiţa

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Famous real-life people named Gabriela: | Edit

Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet, educator, diplomat, and feminist who was the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Gabriela Quintero, musician, of the guitar duo "Rodrigo y Gabriela"

Gabriela in song, story & screen: | Edit

Title character in Jorge Amado's book
Title character in Tom Jobim's song
Gabriela (called "Găbiţa") is the name of one of the main characters in the Romanian film "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days"

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