The name Gabriela is a girl's name of Spanish, Italian origin meaning "God is my strength". Gabriela is ranked #280 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Mexican Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A Brother For Liam, A Sister For Emma...With Middles!".
From the experts:
This strong yet graceful feminine form of Gabriel is a modern favorite. The double L spelling is given to more than three times as many girls as the Gabriela version.