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Gender: M Pronunciation: Gee-AHN Meaning of Gian: "God is gracious" Origin of Gian: Italian, diminutive of Giovanni

Since it (almost) sounds like John and is the equivalent of John, there's not much advantage to using this spelling.

Famous People Named Gian

Gian-Carlo Coppola, American film producer
Gian-Carla "Gia" Coppola, daughter of Gian-Carlo Coppola
Gian Carlo Onorati, son of Peter Onorati & Jeannette Collins

Pop Culture References for the name Gian

Takeshi 'Gian' Goda, character from Doraemon