Giovanni (name)

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Pronunciation Italian: [dʒoˈvanni]
Gender male
Word/name Italian
Other names
Related names John

Giovanni (American English dʒoˈvɑni)is a male Italian given name (from Latin Iohannes). It is the Italian equivalent of John. Giovanni can also be found as a surname. It is sometimes spelled as Geovanni, Giovonnie or Giovannie when used as an English female name.

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  • Aria Giovanni (born 1977), model and adult film actress, Penthouse Pet for the month of September 2000
  • Joy Giovanni (born 1978), actress and former WWE Diva
  • Nikki Giovanni (born 1943), American poet, activist and author


  • Don Manley (born 1945), a compiler of crosswords known as Giovanni

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