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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Gianni

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Gianni in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Gianni:

  • Records indicate that 5,874 boys in the United States have been named Gianni since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 602 people in the U.S. were given the name Gianni. Those people are now 8 years old.

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    Comments about the name Gianni

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      8 Positive Comments

  • "I love this name, but sadly some people tease me about it" Apr. 3, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is named Gianni and he is gorgeous. Only gorgeous, talented people have this name. One of the best names ever!!!" Feb. 17, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love it!! I do pronounce it g-ah-nee as it looks. Great Italian name" Apr. 19, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our daughter Gianni & love it! Most people try to call her GiannA & sometimes Giovanna, but she corrects them (she's 8). We just can't imagine her with any other name." Feb. 17, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My fiancees name is Gianni and I find his strong name is greatly uncommon People always mistake him for johnny when he introduces himself" Jul. 18, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son is named gianni. people at his school insist on pronouncing it gee-ah-nee also. it is only two sylables. in italian the ia gets blended together. sounds very similar to johnny except the second syllable is stressed. gianni also has a twin sister called gina. i thought the two names sounded cute together for twins." Sep. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My cousin's name is Gianni and she is a girl. I really love the name Gianni for her. It suits her well." Feb. 11, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Gets pronouced wrong all the time, it should be 2 sylables, like Johnny but people tend to make it 3 into Gee-ah-nee. Also had a teacher one time who insisted I was spelling my name wrong." Dec. 17, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "gianni is kinda gross not gonna lie. straight nasty" Feb. 28, 2020: Report as inappropriate

      7 Neutral Comments

  • "I am due to have a girl next spring... I've decided on the name Gianni but am afraid of all the criticism I'm getting already of it being a "boys" name...!!" Dec. 10, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm a mother to be of a baby girl and have decided on naming her Gianni. I think its a beautiful name for a girl if pronounced the " incorrect way". I think it adds originality!" Jan. 11, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm a girl with the name Gianni. to my amazment, people actually pronounce it correctly! Horray! Also, because I shorten it to Gia, I get the "chia pet" crap, but I'm starting to enjoy my full name a little more. I also get asked if I'm Itallian. =] I'm not. I'm actually Ukranian and Russian. =O" Mar. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my boyfriend's name is giani, with one n. when i first met him, i pronounced it gee ah nee just like everyone else at school. some teacher's will even call him gee ah NA (gianna) sometimes." Feb. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "hello my name is gianni and i am a girl and i think more girls should have the name gianni because i am a girl and i love my name and girls should embrace it. bye bye" Jan. 11, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Gianni is the short italian version for Giovanni. I confirm the meaning (God is gracious) and not only the name is strong and solid but also the person, someone you can trust. Viva italia!" Jan. 9, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son Gianni, we are often asked on the spelling. People love it! It is a good strong solid name. We have not met any other Gianni's yet." Jun. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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