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Gabriel Name Meaning

English, Scottish, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish: from the Hebrew personal name Gavriel ‘God has given me strength’. This was borne by an archangel in the Bible (Daniel 8:16 and 9:21), who in the New Testament announced the impending birth of Jesus to the Virgin Mary (Luke 1:26–38). It has been a comparatively popular personal name in all parts of Europe, among both Christians and Jews, during the Middle Ages and since. Compare Michael and Raphael. It was the name of a famous patriarch and archbishop of Serbia (died 1659). In Russia it was the official Christian name of St. Vsevolod (died 1138). In the U.S. this name has absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example the Greek patronymics Gabrielis, Gabrielatos, Gabrielidis, Gabrielakos, Gabrieloglou.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Daniel, Marie, Gabel, Gabris, Abril, Garin, Grill, Ariel, Gabriele

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Gabriel Family Origin

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Gabriel Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • School

    18%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Account

    6%

In 1881, the most common Gabriel occupation in Canada was Laborer. 18% of Gabriel's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gabriel family was Account. Laborer, School and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gabriel.

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