Star Trek introduced me to this name and I must say I love it. It is better than Paul, and used much less. It's unique but easy to say. Maybe it's my love of the character, that's affecting my opinions on the name.
Gabriel Dumont was a Métis hunter and diplomat, and right hand man of Louis Riel. He was a highly important figure in Canadian history.
Vanessa is the love interest of the main character in the musical In The Heights, Usnavi De La Vega. Vanessa lives with her mother and works in the hair salon next to Usnavi's bodega. She wants to move out of the Heights and live downtown.