What does Gianni mean?
Gianni [gi-an-ni] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and Gianni means "God is gracious". Gianni is a variant form of Gian (Italian, Hebrew): respelling of John. Gianni is also a variation of Giovanni (Italian, Hebrew).
Associated with: gracious.
Gianni▲ has 2 variants: Gianney and Gianny.
21 more relations via Gian, Giovanni, John: Eian, Geovanni, Giannes, Giannino, Giannis, Giannos, Giovani, Giovanno, Giovanny, Giovonni, Hanno, Heanno, Ioannis, Ivann, Janne, Jian, Jianni, Jovanni, Seann, Yanni and Yanno.
1 feminine form: Gianna.Creative forms:
(male) Gianri, ..
(female) Giane, Giania, .. Middle name pairings:
Gianni Pierce (G.P.), ..
How popular is Gianni?
Gianni is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#26361 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Gianni was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #448 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is at #564 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Gianni (#564 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000 are Eian, Geovanni (#1473 in recent rankings), Gian (#1221), Giovani (#791), Giovanni (#130), Giovanny (#1121), Giovonni, John (#26) and Jovanni (#1049). These forms of Gianni were favored in the 1880s (average #1800) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1037, down 90.5%), with the version John becoming less in vogue. Gianni and Giovanni are two of the more trendy birth names among these.
Gianni▲ is alike in pronunciation to Gino, Janna and Jannai. Other suggested similar names are Amani, Barni, Dani, Gabbi, Gabi, Gadi, Gafni, Gaine, Gains, Gannet, Gannon▲, Gari, Gayne, Ghazi, Gidi, Gidon, Giladi, Gili, Gilon, Giorgi, Gleann (see Glen), Glenn▼, Glennie, Glenny, Glinn, Glynn, Gmali, Grange, Grant, Granvil, Guinn, Gunn, Gunne, Gwayn, Gwayne, Gwinn, Gwynn, Gyan, Hani, Imani, Lioni, Lionni (see Leon), Shani and Yovanni. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gianni.See names in meaning and etymology.