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Gabriel?

(43 Posts)
dillytilly Wed 29-Nov-17 14:53:38

What are your thoughts?

Hoppinggreen Wed 29-Nov-17 14:56:51

I always loved it but as DS was due mid December it seemed a bit contrived - we did use it as a middle name though

TeeBee Wed 29-Nov-17 14:58:13

Just beautiful. I also like Gabe as a shortened version.

Panting Wed 29-Nov-17 15:03:52

Lovely

LunasSpectreSpecs Wed 29-Nov-17 15:07:45

I have met both a male Gabriel and a female one. It's a great name. Gabrielle was on the list for our third, but he was a boy!

IHeartKingThistle Wed 29-Nov-17 15:08:34

Love it.

Zoesweet Wed 29-Nov-17 15:10:26

I've always loved this name. So masculine and gentle at the same time.

Awwlookatmybabyspider Wed 29-Nov-17 15:52:21

If I have a boy he'll be Gabriel.

Wolfiefan Wed 29-Nov-17 15:56:00

Love it.

MikeUniformMike Wed 29-Nov-17 16:11:11

Don't much like it or Gabrielle/a. They're ok but It will be Gay, Gabe or Gaby.

DaisyFranceLynch Wed 29-Nov-17 16:12:56

I love it and think it is beautiful. One of my friends has just had one.

AnyaMoondial Wed 29-Nov-17 16:33:51

I really like Gabriel. It's strange because I really can't get used to the name Noah because I just keep thinking 'arc!', but Gabriel doesn't have the same powerful association for me. It does make me feel a bit Christmassy though which is really nice smile

SnowyPolarBear Wed 29-Nov-17 18:22:37

Lovely.

Tinselistacky Wed 29-Nov-17 18:23:49

I have a ds Gabriel. Love it obviously!!
He has never gotten anything but Gabriel .

SparkleMotion82 Wed 29-Nov-17 18:24:26

Really love it - great choice ❤️

StatueInTheSky Wed 29-Nov-17 18:25:23

dh wouldn't have it.

I loved it though.

expatinscotland Wed 29-Nov-17 18:26:03

I love it!

sacgonflable Wed 29-Nov-17 18:26:42

I've got one!

Movablefeast Wed 29-Nov-17 18:31:11

We have an 11 yr old Gabriel who usually goes by Gabe but likes both. His dad suggested it and I love it still. He gets lots of compliments on his name. I also love the character Gabriel Oak in "Far from the Madding Crowd". Our son is very tall - in the 98th percentile for his age and is very calm and mellow but also quirky and artistic so in my eyes it is a masculine name but not afraid to break boundaries and experiment. It's a classic.

Sheitgeist Wed 29-Nov-17 19:47:32

I love it.

Iwantallthesleep Wed 29-Nov-17 19:50:30

Really like it , and love Gabe smile

Agustarella Wed 29-Nov-17 19:51:45

Nice, classy.

greatpotential Wed 29-Nov-17 20:13:59

Love Gabriel. A beautiful non macho name. And great to have Gabe as NN option - for times when he wants to be less elegant!

AlmostChristmas Wed 29-Nov-17 20:14:21

Remember it can be pronounced 2 ways-

Gay-bree-el

Gab-ree-el (I always thought this was the way Gabrielle was prounounced but seems to popular male form on the continent)

lal17 Wed 29-Nov-17 20:15:45

Same as statue. Sigh.

I love it. Go for it OP

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