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What does Gino mean?

Gino Pronunciation of 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.


Gino has 3 variants: Geno, Jeno and Jino.

2 more related forms via Eugene, Giacomo: Gene and Lapo.

Creative forms:
(male) Gano, Giro, ..

(female) Gido, Gine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gino Hunter (G.H.), ..

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)

Gino was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #619 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is at #1061 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Gino (#1061 last year) are Eugene (#822 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 (#1576, 97%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gino, Eugene, Eugenio, Gene, Geno in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gino and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.