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Pronunciation

ʤioʊvɑni

Origin

Italian

Meaning

A genuinely charismatic Italian version of John, Giovanni means 'grace'. Italians shorten Giovanni to the nicknames Gianni, Gian, or the adorable Nino. A wonderful namesake is Don Giovanni, the opera composed by Mozart which is bursting with comedy, not to mention with melodies everyone knows!

Rank in the year 2015

Giovanni was ranked #226 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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