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Giovanni meaning and name origin

Giovanni \gi(o)-vanni, giov(an)-ni\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Geovani, Geovanney, Geovanni, Geovanny, Geovany, Gian, Gianni, Giannino, Giovan, Giovani, Giovanno, Giovanny, Giovel, Giovell, Giovonni, Jovan, Jovanney, Jovanni and Jovanno.

For more information, see also the related name Yovanny.

Baby names that sound like Giovanni are Jeovanni, Jovonni, Jovanny, Jovann, Jovani and Jeovani.

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Popularity of Giovanni

Giovanni is a somewhat popular first name for men (#794 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#31947 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Giovanni for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Giovanni with its variant forms and related boy baby names.
Popularity of name Giovanni
Popularity of Giovanni