[ 3 syll. gian-ni, gi-a-nni ] The baby boy name Gianni is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is JHiy-AA-Niy- †. Gianni is used predominantly in the Italian language and it is derived from Hebrew origins. Gianni is a short form of the name Giovanni (Italian) as well as a variant of the name John (English and Hebrew).
Gianni is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1990s; before that, it was of sporadic use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.039% of baby boys were given the name Gianni. Its ranking then was #416. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Gianni, John was the most regularly used. Its use outnumbered Gianni's by 12 times in that year. Gianni has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Gianni include Genoa, Genoah, Gianetto, Giannini, Gismoe, Dyumani, Jaewan, Jaganmay, Jaimini, Jaiquan, Jaymini, Jayminie, Jayminy, Jessamyne, Jesuan, Jewgeni, Jiminy, Jimiyoo, Jimiyou, and Jimiyu.
† English pronunciation for Gianni: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Gianni is Gianni Versace, Fashion Designer, born 2 December 1946 - 15 July 1997, Reggio Calabria, Italy.