Of Hebrew origin.

French form of the name Gabriel.

From the Hebrew name “Gavri’el”, meaning “God is my strength”.

Another meaning that is given to the name in Greek (Γαβριήλ) and in Hebrew is “man of God”.

According to the Bible, Gabriel is one of the seven archangels, serving as God’s messenger.

Alternative forms of the name are: Gabriela, Gabby, Gabriella, Brielle, Gabi.

Famous bearers are Coco Chanel, Gabrielle, Gabrielle Anwar, Gabby Douglas, Gabby Logan, Gabrielle Bellocq, Gabrielle Carteris, Gabrielle Roy, Gabrielle Miller.

Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, was a French fashion designer.

She is considered among the greatest and most influential designers in the world and her style is still iconic.

Her life has inspired several films both for the TV and the big screen.

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