What does Giana mean?
Giana /gi-ana/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Italian and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Giana is "God is gracious". Giana is an alternate form of Gianna (Italian, Hebrew): feminine of Gianni and Jane. Giana is also a form of Johnna (Hebrew).
Giana▲ has 29 more alternative forms via Gianna, Johnna: Gia▲, Gianella, Gianina, Giannina, Ginara, Giovanna▼, Jana▼, Janna▼, Johna, Johnelle, Johnetta, Johnette, Johnnae, Johnnie▼, Jonae, Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Jonay, Jonell, Jonetta, Jonette, Joni▼, Jonita, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonnelle, Jonni, Jonnie▼ and Jovanna.Kreatif forms: Giaga, Giala, Giane. [more]
How popular is Giana?
Giana is a rare first name for women. Giana is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Giana for girls. Giana entered the list in 2002 and reached its top rank of #568 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is currently at #775. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Giana and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Giana (#775 last year) are Gia (#366 last year), Gianna (#95), Giovanna (#874), Jana, Janna, Johnna, Johnnie, Joni, Jonna and Jonnie. Forms like Johnelle are uncommon. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.2375%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1718%, down 27.7%), with forms such as Giovanna, Johnna, Johnnie, Joni and Jonnie falling out of style. Gia (#366), Giana (#775) and Gianna (#95) are three of the more chic girl names among these. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Giana▲ is pronounced similarly to Geena, Gena▼, Genna, Gina▼, Ginia, Ginna, Ginni, Ginny, Ginya, Jeana▼, Jiana, Jianna, Jina, Jinna and Joana▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Ciana, Diana▲, Gaiana, Gana, Ganah, Gayna, Geana, Geina, Gilana, Gitana, Guinna, Gunna, Gwinna, Kiana▼, Liana▲, Qiana, Riana, Siana, Tiana▲ and Viana. These names tend to be more frequently used than Giana.