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What does Giovanna mean?

Giovanna Pronunciation of Giovanna as a girls' name is pronounced jo-VAHN-ah. It is of Italian and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Giovanna is "God is gracious". Feminine of John. Also form of Jane. Also form of Johanna. Also form of Johnna.




VARIANTS Geovana, Geovanna, Giavanna, Giovana, Jovana, Jovanna, Jovanne



Giovanna Madeline (G.M.), ..

How popular is Giovanna?

Giovanna is a very prominent first name for women (#1710 out of 4276, Top 40%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Giovanna was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #636 in the U.S. in 2001, and is at #777 currently. (2016 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Giovanna name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Giovanna outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Giovanna (#777 IN RECENT RANKINGS) listed in the Top 2000 are Giavanna (#1128), Jane (#279), Johanna (#555), John, Johnna, Jovana and Jovanna. These relations of Giovanna were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1940-1949 (MEDIAN #1322) and have become significantly less common since (#1342, 76%), with versions like Jane becoming less stylish. Giovanna is the most trendy girl name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Giovanna, Giavanna, Jane, Johanna, John in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnna, Jovana, Jovanna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jane, Johanna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Giovanna is alike in pronunciation to Jeovana and Jeovanna. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bibianna, Cianna, Devanna, Dianna, Didianna (see Didiane), Dionna, Evanna, Fionna, Gafna, Galianna, Gavina, Geonna, Gerianna, Giana, Gianina, Gianna, Gilana, Gillianna, Ginna, Gioconda, Gionna, Giordana, Giorgina, Giorgyna (see Georgia), Gitana, Gitanna, Giulianna, Glorianna, Gloryanna, Hosanna, Ioanna, Jianna, Joanna, Joeanna, Josanna, Joyanna, Kianna, Kionna, Lavanna, Levanna, Lianna, Lilianna, Livana, Loranna, Louanna, Miyanna, Rianna, Roanna, Rohanna, Rosanna, Roxanna, Royanna, Rozanna, Savanna, Sevanna, Sianna, Silvana, Silvania, Sirvana, Sirvanna, Soosanna, Sosanna, Sylvanna, Tionna, Toyanna, Vianna, Violanta, Yionna, Yoanna, Yohanna, Ziganna, Zivanka and Zoanna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Giovanna.

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