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Meaning of Gianni

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The name Gianni has the following meaning:

God is gracious.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Gianni is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 652 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Gianni rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 2 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 542 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Gianni in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Gianni is pronounced as gee-ah-nee


Gianni originates from the Italian language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Gianni and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Gianni: Boys - Alfonso, Salvador, Salvatore, Girls - Concetta, Marisa, Both genders - Alma, Donna


Popular Variants for the name Gianni: Gian, Gianna (Italian), Giannino, Gianny, John (Hebrew)


We think the name Gianni should fall under the following style category: Italian.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Gianni to be: Well poised and stylish chap

In one word, you might describe Gianni as a(n) "stylish" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Gianni (or its variants) are:

Gianteresio Vattimo, born on 4 January, a famous author. Gianteresio Vattimo's background: An internationally recognized Italian author, philosopher, and politician. Many of his works have been translated into English.

Gianni Morbidelli, born on 13 January, a famous racer. Gianni Morbidelli's background: A racing driver from Italy. He currently competes in the Speedcar Series.

Gianni Bugno, born on 14 February, a famous racer. Gianni Bugno's background: An Italian former professional road racing cyclist.
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