Gianna is a short form of the English and Italian Giovanna.
Gianna is also a variant form of the English Jane in the Italian language.
Gianna has 22 variant forms that are used in English and foreign languages. Variant forms used in English include Geona, Geonna, Geovana, Gianara, Gianella, Gianetta, Gianina, Gianne, Giannine, Ginara, Ginetta, Ginette, Ginnette, Gionna, Jiana, and Jianna.
Foreign variant forms of Gianna include the Italian Gian, the Italian Giann, the Italian Giannetta, and the Italian Giannina. Specific foreign forms include the short form Gia (Italian), and the variant spelling Giana (Italian).
Variant forms share the origin and meaning of the name Gianna.
See also the related category italian.
Gianna is popular as a baby name for girls. The name has been growing in popularity since the 1980s; prior to that, it was of only infrequent use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2011 with 0.210% of baby girls being given the name Gianna. Its ranking then was #63. In 2018, it ranked at #80 with a usage of 0.186%, and it was the most popular among all girl names in its group. Gianna was thrice as popular as the 2nd ranked name, Jane, in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Gianna: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"