Gabriel (given name)

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Gabriel
Titian - Polyptych of the Resurrection - Archangel Gabriel - WGA22785.jpg
Pronunciation/ɡbrəl/
French: [ɡabʁiɛl]
Spanish: [ɡaˈβɾjel]
GenderMale
Origin
Word/nameHebrew
Meaninghero of God
Other names
Related namesGabe (nickname), Gabbie, Gabriele, Gabrielle, Gabriela, Gabriella

Gabriel (Hebrew: גַבְרִיאֵל) is a given name derived from the Hebrew name "Gabriel" meaning "God is my strength" (see also "God is my judge" cf. Daniel). It was popularized by the association with the Biblical angel Gabriel.

In other languages[edit]

  • Afrikaans: Gabriël
  • Albanian: Xhebraili, Gabriel, Gavril
  • Arabic: جِبْريل (Jibrīl) جَبْرائيل (Jabrā'īl) gabr
  • Azerbaijani: Cəbrayıl
  • Belarusian: Гаўрыіл (Haŭryil)
  • Bengali: জিবরাঈল (Jiboraeel), জিব্রাঈল (Jibraeel), জিবরীল (Jiboreel), জিব্রীল (Jibreel), জিব্রাঈল (Zibraeel), জিব্রীল (Jitesh)
  • Bosnian: Gabriel, Džibril
  • Bulgarian: Гавраил (Gavrail), Гаврил (Gavril)
  • Catalan: Gabriel, Biel
  • Chinese Simplified: 加布里埃尔 (Jiābùlǐ āi ěr)
  • Chinese Traditional: 加布里埃爾 (Jiābùlǐ āi ěr)
  • Chinese(HK) Traditional: 加百列 (Gar-Bard-Lid)
  • Croatian: Gabrijel
  • Czech: Gabriel
  • Danish: Gabriel
  • Dutch: Gabriël
  • Esperanto: Gabrielo
  • Ethiopia: ገብርኤልና
  • Finland: Gabriel
  • French: Gabriel
  • Galician: Gabriel
  • Georgian: გაბრიელი (Gabrieli)
  • German: Gabriel (masculine), Gabriele (feminine), Gabi (feminine nickname)
  • Greek: Γαβριήλ (Gabriel)
  • Gujarati: ગેબ્રિયલ (Gēbriyala)
  • Hebrew language: גַּבְרִיאֵל (Gavri'el, Gavriel)
  • Hindi: गेब्रियल (Gēbriyala)
  • Hungarian: Gábriel, Gábor, Gabi (nickname both feminine and masculine)
  • Icelandic: Gabríel
  • Indonesian: Jibril
  • Irish: Gaibrial, Gaibriéil, Gaibriél
  • Italian: Gabriele (masculine), Gabriella (feminine)
  • Japanese: ガブリエル (Gaburieru)
  • Kannada: ಗೇಬ್ರಿಯಲ್ (Gēbriyal)
  • Kapampangan: Gabriel
  • Korean: 가브리엘 (Gabriel)
  • Kurdish: Cebraîl
  • Latin: Gabriel
  • Latvian: Gabriels
  • Lithuanian: Gabrielius
  • Macedonian: Гаврил (Gavril)
  • Maltese: Gabrijel
  • Norwegian: Gabriel
  • Persian: جبرئيل (Jebreīl)
  • Tagalog: Gabriel
  • Polish: Gabriel (masculine), Gabriela (feminine), Gabryś (masculine nickname), Gabrysia (feminine nickname), Gabi (masculine and feminine nickname)
  • Portuguese: Gabriel (masculine), Gabriela, Gabrielle (feminine), Biel (masculine nickname), Gabi (feminine nickname)
  • Romanian: Gabriel, Gabi, Gavriil, Gavril, Gavrilă
  • Russian: Гавриил (Gavriil), Гаврил (Gavril), Гаврила (Gavrila); diminutives: Gavrik, Gavryusha
  • Serbian: Гаврило (Gavrilo); diminutives: Гаша (Gaša), Гавро (Gavro), Гајо (Gajo)
  • Slovak: Gabriel, Gabo
  • Somali: Jibriil gabr
  • Spanish: Gabriel, Gabo
  • Swedish: Gabriel
  • Sylheti: জিব্রাঈল (Zibrail, Jibrail), জিব্রীল (Zibril, Jibril)
  • Syriac: ܓܒܪܐܝܠ (Gebrael or Gabriel)
  • Tamil: கேப்ரியல் (Kēpriyal)
  • Telugu: గాబ్రియేల్ (Gābriyēl)
  • Turkish: Cebrâîl, Cebrail
  • Ukrainian: Гаврило (Havrylo)
  • Urdu: جبرائیل
  • Yiddish: גאַבריעל (Gʼabryʻl)
  • Welsh: Gabriel

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