Meaning and Origin of: Gabriella

Meaning and Origin of Gabriella

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Feminine version of Gabriel

What does Gabriella mean and stand for?

The name Gabriella is of Spanish, Italian origin and means "God is my strength." It is the feminine version of Gabriel, which derives from the Hebrew Gavri’el, composed of gever (strong) and ’el (referring to God).

Syllables: 4


According to Social Security Administration data, Gabriella has been consistently popular, maintaining a spot in the top 100 since 2000. Gabriella even held a place in the top 50 from 2006 to 2014.

However, it is the 12th most popular name on

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Gabriella was at its peak popularity in February 2018.

Gabriella is used among a variety of cultures in the US, including Italian Americans, Latinos, and in the Jewish community. Some of the most notable namesakes include poet Gabriela Mistral, Princess Gabriella, Countess of Carladès, and tennis champ Gabriela Sabatini. The name has also been chosen for characters in High School Musical and The Sapranos.

Where is it Popular?

Gabriella was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Gabriella

  • Ella
  • Gabi
  • RiRi

Pairs well with these middle names