Gianna: baby girl name meaning and popularity


The feminine form of Gianni, this name is short for the Italian name Giovanna and means “gracious.” It is sometimes translated to Joanna in English, but by keeping the Italian version, you’re committed to a lifetime of cannolis and homemade pasta sauce.


Gia, Gina, Jenna.

Famous people named Gianna:

Gianna Smart, producer of The Sopranos; musician Gianna Nannini; pediatrician, religious leader, and recently canonized saint Gianna Beretta Molla.

Fun fact:

This name has only been on the scene since the 80s and peaked in 2010.

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