Gabrielle Name Meaning & Origin

Gabrielle

Pronunciation: ga-bree-EHL (key)

Origin of the name Gabrielle:

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.

Related Names:

Gabriela, Gabriella, Brielle

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Nicknames for Gabrielle

Brie, Gabbie, Gabbi, Gabby, Gaby, Gabi, Gabbie, Gabie, Elle, Ellie, Gia, Gibba

Meanings and history of the name Gabrielle

Hebrew: Woman of God

Famous real-life people named Gabrielle

Gabrielle de Polastron, Duchesse de Polignac, favorite of queen Marie Antoinette
Gabrielle Union, American actress
Gabrielle Douglas, American gymnast
Gabrielle Giffords, American politician
Gabrielle Reece, American volleyball player
Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, fashion designer
Gabrielle Carteris, American actress
Gabrielle Christian, American actress

Gabrielle in song, story & screen

Gabrielle Solis, character on the American TV series "Desperate Housewives"

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