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Gender: Female Pronunciation: JAH-duh Meaning of Giada: "jade" Origin of Giada: Italian

The name Giada is a girl's name of Italian origin meaning "jade". Giada and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".

From the experts:

Giada is a fresh spin on Jade, which has been quietly and stylishly used in English-speaking countries for several years now. Popular cook Giada De Laurentiis made this a possibility, then semi-subtly self-referenced when she named her daughter Jade.

Giada was on the U.S. pop list from 2007, five years after the debut of DeLaurentiis's Food Network show, to 2013, but has since dropped off.

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Famous People Named Giada

Giada De Laurentiis, American TV chef
Giada Russo, Italian Figure Skater
Giada Grisetti, Italian artistic gymnast

Pop Culture References for the name Giada


peachysugarbuns Says:


My best friend named her daughter Giada and it fits perfectly with their two-syllable, super-Italian last name. I love this name, and the Giada I know is a very kind and considerate little girl.

indiefendi2 Says:


I love this!!! Jada is so common. Giada is rhythmic!