Giovanni (name)

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PronunciationItalian: [dʒoˈvanni]
Name day24 June
Word/nameHebrew, via Italian
Meaning"YHWH is Gracious"
Other names
Related namesJohn, Gianni, Evan, Hanna, Hans, Juan, Hovhannes, Ian, Ioan, Ioane, Ivan, Iven, Ifan, Jack, Jackson, Jan, Jane, Janez, Jean, Jhon, Joan, João, Johan/Johann, Johanan, Johannes, Jonne, Jovan, Juhani, Seán, Shane, Siôn, Yahya, Yohannes

Giovanni is a male Italian given name (from Latin Ioannes). It is the Italian equivalent of John. Giovanni is frequently contracted to Gianni, Gian, or Gio, particularly in the name Gianbattista, and can also be found as a surname. It is sometimes spelled as Geovanni, Giovonnie or Giovannie when used as an English female name. Its female counterpart is Giovanna.

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

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