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What is the meaning of the name Gabriel?

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11/26/2017

Gabriel comes from the Hebrew name Gavriel (גבריאל) which means "strong man of God."

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Answer It is a Hebrew name גַבְרִיאֵל (Gavri'el) meaning "strong man of God", "hero of god". "God is my strength and courage" and similar.

Gabriel is one of the seven archangels in Hebrew tradition.

In both the Christian Bible and the Qur'an he announces the coming birth of Jesus to Mary