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Gabriel Name Meaning and Origin

Gabriel Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

God is my strength

Name Origin


Gabriel is a masculine name of Hebrew origin, meaning 'God is my strength'. In religious contexts, Gabriel is known as an archangel who serves as a messenger of God. The name has a strong and powerful connotation, symbolizing faith and protection.

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Gabriel Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Gabriel is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of syllables, making it pleasant to hear and say.

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The name Gabriel has a balanced rhythm with two syllables, creating a harmonious pronunciation.

Famous People Named Gabriel

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Gabriel Macht is an American actor known for his role as Harvey Specter in the TV series 'Suits'. He has received critical acclaim for his performance and is recognized for his charismatic on-screen presence.

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Gabriel García Márquez was a Colombian novelist and Nobel Prize winner known for his influential works such as 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'. He is considered one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

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Gabriel Batistuta is a retired Argentine footballer who was known for his prolific goal-scoring ability. He played for clubs like Fiorentina and the Argentine national team, earning a reputation as one of the best strikers of his generation.

Gabriel Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Gabriel

The name Gabriel is generally associated with positive qualities such as strength and faith due to its religious significance. However, some may perceive it as overly religious or traditional, potentially limiting its appeal in secular or modern contexts.

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