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Origin: Italian
Meaning: Form of John

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Giovanni

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

A few facts about the boy's name Giovanni:

  • Records indicate that 49,893 boys in the United States have been named Giovanni since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2010, when 3,419 people in the U.S. were given the name Giovanni. Those people are now 10 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Giovanni

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      9 Positive Comments

  • "I will be having a boy & I will be naming him GIOVANNI :) The name is perfect & I love it. Hopefully not alot of people pronounce it wrong but if they do.. It'll be ok :)" Nov. 12, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Giovanni name gives a strong character and personality for sure.. i was named Giovanni and i feel it..^^ do thanks to my Mom^^" Dec. 17, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "my boyfriends name is giovanni not everyone pronounces it right unless they've heard it before. i have met a couple of other giovannis...and i love that name i would name my baby boy Giovanni" Oct. 5, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love Giovanni i just dont like the nickname 'Gio' sounds like a mobster or sumthin. but other than that its really sweet." Jan. 18, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i think giovanni is a very lovely name i have got a cousin called giovanni i think the name is apsolutely nice, sweet and juss shows the goodness in the person the people named giovanni the name maches there personality" Sep. 7, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is named Giovanni, and we experience the same issue. Everyone calls him "Gee-OH-Vonny" or "Gee-AH-Vonny".. it seems like no one pays attention when we explain its properly pronounced "JOE-vonny". Its Italian, people!" Jul. 5, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Giovanni is my name, usually people pernounce it different by saying g-oh-vanni, the correct way to say it is jo-vanni" Apr. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have twins, Giovanni and Gabriella,I think Giovanni is a very handsome and special name" Apr. 12, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Giovanni and I am a black female, 32 years of age. As a child, on the first day of school, my teachers would take attendance and always look for a white male. However, in social settings, it's a great conversation starter." Jun. 13, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      2 Neutral Comments

  • "My mother in law whose parents were born in Naples,Italy, was christened Giovanina,in 1922. Her father's name was Giovanni and she was 'little Giovanni' which the 'nina'ending means. How come this spelling and meaning doesn't appear anywhere? Also don't see Johnette, another female form if John." Aug. 13, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am proudly named Giovanni. Why is because my parents wanted me to have the same name as my father (his name is Juan) but in a diffferant language." Jan. 3, 2014: Report as inappropriate

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