What does Giovanni mean?
Giovanni /gio-van-ni/ as a boys' name is pronounced joh-VAHN-ee. It is of Italian and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Giovanni is "God is gracious". Variant of John. Artist Giovanni Bellini; author Giovanni Boccaccio; actor Giovanni Ribisi.
Giovanni▲ has 19 variants: Geovani, Geovanney, Geovanni, Geovanny, Geovany, Gian, Gianni▲, Giannino, Giovan, Giovani▼, Giovanno, Giovanny▼, Giovel, Giovell, Giovonni, Jovan▼, Jovanney, Jovanni▼ and Jovanno.
Related boy name: Yovanny.
Giovanni has 1 feminine form: Jeovanna.Kreatif forms: Gilvanni, Giofin. [more]
How popular is Giovanni?
Giovanni is a somewhat popular first name for males (#794 out of 1220, Top 65%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#30412 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name statistics of Giovanni for boys. Giovanni was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #115 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is at #125 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Geovanni, Gianni (#515 in 2014), Giovani (#769), Giovanny (#969), John (#26), Jovan and Jovanni (#943) are the prominent variation forms of Giovanni (#125 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Jianni, are uncommon. These relations of Giovanni were favored in the year 2009 (average #576) and are almost as common today (#668, ▼21.8%), but with forms like Jovanni becoming less fashionable. Gianni and Giovanni are two of the more trendy birth names here, and there is a revival in baby name usage for Giovanni.
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Giovanni▲ is pronounced similarly to Jeovani, Jeovanni, Jovani▼ and Jovanny. Other recommended similar baby names are Gafni, Galvan, Garmann, Garvan, Gavan, Gavynn, Giannes, Gianney, Giannos, Gianny, Giladi, Gilean, Gilian, Gillan, Gilman, Giordano, Giorgi, Giorgino, Girvan, Girven, Girvin, Girvon, Gleann, Goodmann, Goran, Govind, Govinda, Jovann, Lioni, Lionni, Viviani, Yanni and Yovanni. These names tend to be less commonly used than Giovanni.