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Giovanni - Meaning of Giovanni

What does Giovanni mean?

Meaning of the name GiovanniJohnJackEvanIanJuanIvanSeanZaneShaneJohnnyShawnJonasHankJohanGianniJonShaunJonathonJovaniYahyaJovanyGiovannyJovanny

[ 3 syll. gio-van-ni, gi-ova-nni ] The baby boy name Giovanni is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is JH-owVAE-NNiy- †. Giovanni is largely used in the Italian language and its origin is Hebrew. Giovanni is a variant of the name John (English and Hebrew).

Gianni (Italian short form) is a variant of Giovanni.

See also the related forms, Giovanny (English), Jovanny (English), and Jovany (English).

See also the related categories, hebrew and italian.

Giovanni is a popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1960s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2010, 0.168% of baby boys were given the name Giovanni. Its ranking then was #114. In 2016, its usage was 0.145% and its ranking #141, and it was the 2nd most popular after John, out of all boy names in its group. In 2016, the name was thrice as popular as Giovanni. In the past century Giovanni has predominantly been a baby boy name.

Baby names that sound like Giovanni include Giovanny, Geovani, Geovanni, Geovanny, Geovany, Javion, Jovani, Jovanni, Jovanny, Jovany, Gefaniah, Giovannino, Giuseppino, Jeovani, Jeovanni, Jeovanny, Jeovany, Givon, Jabin, and Jabín.

† English pronunciation for Giovanni: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

Details of famous persons named Giovanni:
Explorer John Cabot, born Giovanni Caboto, 1498, Genoa, Italy.
Religious Figure Pius IX, born Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti, 13 May 1792 - 7 February 1878, Sinigaglia, Italy.


Meaning of Giovanni Meaning of Giovanny Meaning of Jovanny Meaning of Jovany Meaning of John
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