What does Gino mean?
Gino /gi-no/ as a boys' name is pronounced JEE-no. It is of Italian origin. Short form of Ambrogino (Greek) "ever-living" or Luigino or Eugenio, from Eugene (Greek) "noble aristocrat". Also a pet form of Giacomo.
Associated with: greek
(male) Gano, Giro, ..
(female) Gido, Gine, ..
How popular is Gino?
Gino is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#927 out of 1220, Top 76%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#75466 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Gino for boys. Gino was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #619 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is at #942 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gino and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Gino (#942 last year) are Eugene (#790 last year), Eugenio, Gene and Geno. Usage of these forms of Gino reached its peak in the 1930s (median #825) and is now much lower (#1546, ▼97%). Eugene is the continual favorite, though Gino has gained in usage, while forms such as Eugene have lost favor.
Gino▲ is pronounced similarly to Genio, Gianni▲, Gianny, Jano, Jona and Junio. Other recommended names are Anno, Arno, Chino, Dino▼, Enno, Erno, Gaine, Gainor, Gains, Galo, Gavino, Gian, Gib, Gibb, Gibor, Gide, Gidi, Gidon, Gil, Gildo, Gili, Gill, Gilon, Glin, Glinn, Goyo, Guido▼, Guinn, Gun, Gunn, Guto, Gwin, Gwinn, Kano, Lino, Mano, Meino, Pino, Reno, Teino, Tino, Tyno, Xeno, Zeno and Zino. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gino.