Gabriel (name)

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For other uses, see Gabriel (disambiguation).
Pronunciation Spanish: [ˈɡabriel]
Gender Masculine
Word/name Hebrew
Meaning "Able-bodied one of God"; or "messenger of God"

Gabriel (Hebrew: גַבְרִיאֵל) is a given name or surname derived from the Hebrew name "Gabriel" meaning "God is my strength". It was popularized by the association with the Biblical archangel Gabriel.

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People named Gabriel[edit]

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Fictional characters[edit]

  • the title character of Gabriel Knight, a PC game series
  • Gabriel, the protagonist of the video game Fable: The Journey
  • Gabriel Angelos one of the main characters in the game series Dawn of War
  • Gabriel Logan, the protagonist of the video game Syphon Filter
  • Gabriel Rorke the antagonist of the video game Call of Duty: Ghosts
  • Gabriel Santoro, of the novel Third and Indiana
  • Gabriel Summers, a Marvel Comics villain better known as Vulcan
  • Gabriel, a recurring character on the television series Supernatural
  • Gabriel, the actual name of Halloween, protagonist of the novel Idlewild by Nick Sagan

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