Giovanni (name)

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Pronunciation Italian: [dʒoˈvanni]
Gender male
Word/name Hebrew, via Italian
Meaning "YHWH is Gracious"
Other names
Related names John, Evan, 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 (US: /dʒoˈvɑni/) is a male Italian given name (from Latin Iohannes). 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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Translations in other languages[edit]

  • Korean: 지오바니 (Giobani)

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