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What does Jovanni mean?

Jovanni Pronunciation of Jovanni [jo-van-ni] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Jovanni is "God is gracious; father". Jovanni is an alternate spelling of Giovanni (Italian, Hebrew): form of John. Jovanni is also a derivative of Jovan (Hebrew, Latin).

Associated with: gracious.


Jovanni has 9 variants: Jeovani, Jeovanni, Jeovany, Jovani, Jovanney, Jovanno, Jovanny, Jovany and Jovonni.

26 more alternative forms via Giovanni, John, Jovan: Geovani, Geovanni, Geovanny, Gianni, Giovani, Giovanno, Giovanny, Giovonni, Ioannis, Ivann, Janne, Jianni, Joannes, Johan, Johanan, Johann, Johannes, Johnn, Johnnie, Johnny, Jonnie, Jovann, Jovi, Jovin, Jovon and Yanni.

Creative forms:
(male) Jevanni, Jovanie, ..

(female) Jovanae, Jovandi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jovanni Howard (J.H.), ..

How popular is Jovanni?

Jovanni is a rare given name for men. Jovanni is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jovanni was first listed in 1990 and reached its top position of #736 in the U.S. in 2012, and is presently at #1049. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Jovanni (#1049 a year ago) appearing in the Top 2000 are Geovani, Geovanni (#1473 a year ago), Geovanny, Gianni (#564), Giovani (#791), Giovanni (#130), Giovanny (#1121), Giovonni, Johan (#553), Johann (#1292), Johannes, John (#26), Johnnie (#1531), Johnny (#310), Jonnie, Jovan (#1154), Jovani (#963), Jovanny (#1625), Jovany and Jovon. Other variants, like Jeovany, are seldom used. These forms of Jovanni were popular during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 8.28%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.9%, 89.2%), with versions like Jovany becoming less fashionable. John has historically been popular among parents, though Gianni has become popular as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jovanni, Geovani, Geovanni, Geovanny, Gianni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Giovani, Giovanni, Giovanny, Giovonni, Johan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johann, John, Johnnie, Johnny, Jonnie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jovan, Jovani, Jovanny, Jovany, Jovon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Johan, Johannes, John outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Janna, Jannai, Javan, Jevan, Jivan, Jonn, Jonny, Joran, Yovanni and Yovanny. Like Jovanni, these names are not commonly used.

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