Other Origin(s):Latin; Hebrew
Meaning:God is gracious
With Italian origins, Giovanni is a boy’s name meaning “God is gracious.” Derived from the classic Hebrew name John, Giovanni is a timeless choice that has been in circulation for centuries. When thinking of Italian names to pay respects to baby's heritage, Giovanni is sure to come to mind. The name also comes with great nickname options, like Gio and Gianni, as well as many notable namesakes for baby to look up to, like designer Gianni Versace or poet Giovanni Boccaccio.

Famous People Named Giovanni

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Giovanni Pernice
  • Giovanni Ribisi
  • Giovanni Rivera
    Reality TV Star
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