Giovanni 🔥

Gender: Male Pronunciation: joh-VAHN-nee Meaning of Giovanni: "God is gracious" Origin of Giovanni: Italian variation of John Giovanni's Popularity in 2019: #142

Giovanni Origin and Meaning

The name Giovanni is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "God is gracious".

Giovanni is a venerable Italian classic that suddenly sounds fresh and cool. Ubiquitous in Italy, it has countless notable namesakes, from writer Boccaccio to designer Versace (nn Gianni).

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Rank in US: #142

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Pop Culture References for the name Giovanni

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Renee5322 Says:


Growing up in South Jersey, the Giovannis I knew pronounced it as "gio-vahn-ee" as well, and often went by Gio as a nickname.

GenEric Says:


In the US, yes, but the Italian pronunciation is the one listed.

ThistleThorn Says:


It's actually pronounced Jeo -vahn -nee