Meaning:God is my strength
Gavrila is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin. A unique variant of Gabrielle or Gabriel, it shares its meaning “God is my strength.” While your little one can find comfort in their faith, they can also do so in the works of their namesake, Gavrila Derzhavin, who is regarded as one of the most influential Russian poets, one who is said have even influenced the founder of modern Russian literature, Alexander Pushkin. Gavrila himself was named after Archangel Gabriel, because he was born just days before 13 July, when a liturgy would have been observed as per Slavic Orthodoxy. Whether it’s the date, poet, or spiritual dimension that appeals to you, Gavrila is a name that aims to empower.
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