Gianni: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Gianni

A diminutive of Giovanni, which is the Italian version of John, which means "the Lord is gracious" (and which is actually the Latin form of the Greek form of a Hebrew name). You still following? Good. Patience and the ability to follow a rambling sentence are necessary traits for parents. You have passed the test.

Nicknames:

Gian, Gia, Gigi.

Famous people named Gianni:

Fashion designer Gianni Versace; musician Gianni "Luminati" Nicassio.

Fun fact:

The name Gianni has also recently gained some popularity for girls, but only in the United States thus far.

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