Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Gabriel m. Hebrew גֶּבֶר 'man' + Hebrew אֵל 'God'.

The name of a Biblical archangel and a 7th C Turkish saint. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Gabriel.

England
Latin
1557 Gabriell (nom) StMartF p. 59; 1561 Gabriell (nom) ibid. p. 60
Dutch
1572 Gabriel AuFr Berdts; 1575 Gabriel ibid. Berts; 1583 Gabriel ibid. Ariaanssen; 1590 Gabriel ibid. Caluwe; 1593 Gabriel ibid. Caluwe; 1594 Gabriel ibid. Caluwe
Early Modern English
1548 Gabrell BarnstapleBap p. 6; 1555 Gabriell ibid. p. 9; 1568 Gabryell COmar-vol5 p. 4; 1583 Gabriell BUmar-vol2 p. 63; 1584 Gabriell bruton-vol1 p. 45; 1590 Gaberell StAnthonlin p. 34; 1593 Gabriell bruton-vol1 p. 53; 1594 Gabriel COmar-vol2 p. 50; 1596 Gabriell bruton-vol1 p. 11, Gabryell BUmar-vol1 p. 27; 1598 Gabriel DEmar-vol2 p. 38; 1599 Gabyell BUmar-vol1 p. 27
Finland
Early Modern Swedish
1582 Gabriell Audén1980 p. 171
France
Old French
1313 Gabriel Paris1313 p. 94
Middle French
1392 Gabriel MemBret-II col. 615; 1418 Gabriel HGParis p. 373; 1421 Gabriel favier 897; 1423 Gabriel ibid. 16; 1562 Gabriel RegPCC-1 p. 13; 1563 Gabriel ibid. p. 25; 1564 Gabriel ibid. p. 45; 1565 Gabriel ibid. p. 111; 1566 Gabriel ibid. p. 198; 1567 Gabriel ibid. p. 343; 1568 Gabriel ibid. p. 372
Germany
Early New High German
1418 Gabriel (nom) mairhofer DCCVII; 1497 Gabriel Nurn1497 401, Gabriell ibid. 717
Italy
Latin
1300 Gabrielem (acc) ActDipVeneto-I-1 p. 48; 1326 Gabriele (abl) Friuli-14thC no. 434, Gabrielem (acc) ibid. no. 437, Gabrielis (gen) ibid. no. 431; 1327 Gabriele (abl) ibid. no. 449; 1376 Gabriele (abl) DouGen1 p. 85, Gabrielle (abl) ibid. p. 30, Grabiel (abl) ibid. p. 194; 1464 Gabriel (nom) CUP-III-I CCXXXI; 1527 Gabriel (nom) Rome1527 p. 85, Gabrielis (gen) ibid. p. 90
Italian
1513x1521 Gabriele LeoX p. 11
Spain
Latin
1487 Gabriel (nom) carbonell-I p. 13, Gabrielis (gen) ibid. p. 11, Gabriol (nom) ibid. p. 10; 1488 Gabriel (nom) ibid. p. 21, Gabrielis (gen) ibid. p. 16; 1489 Gabriel (nom) ibid. p. 31, Gabrielis (gen) ibid. p. 31; 1490 Gabriel (nom) ibid. p. 40, Gabrielis (gen) ibid. p. 39; 1491 Gabriel (nom) ibid. p. 54, Gabrielis (gen) ibid. p. 53; 1492 Gabriel (nom) ibid. p. 67, Gabrielis (gen) ibid. p. 66
Catalan
1510 Gabriel valencia1510 3165
Spanish
1576 Gabriel Catalogo-5.2 3880
Cite as: R. Le Get, J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Gabriel". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Gabriel.