Gianni

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

Gianni ([ˈdʒanːi]) is an Italian name (occasionally a surname), derived from the Hebrew Yohanan ("God is gracious", "God is merciful").[citation needed]

Description[edit]

Gianni is the most common diminutive of Giovanni in Italian; it is also related to Gian (Ianni or Janni in the Middle Ages). Its name day is June 24 or December 27.

Feminine forms include Ioanna or 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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