Gianni

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Gianni
Gender Male
Origin
Meaning Italian form of John, derived from the Hebrew Yohanan ("God is gracious", "God is merciful")
Region of origin Italian

Gianni ([ˈdʒanːi]) is a male Italian forename (occasionally a surname), derived from the Hebrew Yohanan ("God is gracious", "God is merciful")

Description[edit]

Gianni is the most common diminutive of Giovanni (John in italian language): is also related to Gian (Ianni or Janni in the Middle Ages). Name day is June 24 or December 27.

Feminine forms include Ιωάννα (Ioanna) and Γιάννα (Gianna).

People with this name[edit]

Fictional people with this name[edit]

  • Gianni di Marco, a character on the British TV show Eastenders, portrayed by actor Marc Bannerman

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