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Gender: Male Origin of Nino: Italian, diminutive of Giannino and of Gianni Meaning of Gianni: Italian, diminutive of Giovanni, variation of John, "God is gracious"

The name Nino is a boy's name of Italian origin. Nino and is often added to lists like Variations of John and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".

From the experts:

Old-time Italian pet name, now mostly seen on pizzeria signs.

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Famous People Named Nino

Saturnino "Nino" Manfredi, Italian actor
Giovanni "Nino" Rota, Italian composer
Nino Niederreiter, Swiss ice hockey player
Giovanni "Nino" Benvenuti, Italian boxer and actor
Nino Schurter, Swiss cyclist
Amir "Nino" Resic, Bosnian-Serbian singer

Pop Culture References for the name Nino

Nino, character in the video game Fire Emblem: Blazing Sword
Nino Lahiffe from the TV show Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir