Gianluca is an Italian name that has been gaining some popularity in the United States. In 2017, it even made the list of the top 1,000 baby names for boys. It has an exotic feel without being too out there. Think of it as a fancy combination of John and Luke. Because it can be a bit of a mouthful, we like the way it sounds with one-syllable middle names. Look for Gianluca to become quite popular during the 2020s.
Meaning of the name Gianluca :
Italian: God is gracious, man from Lucania
Origin of the name Gianluca :
Gianluca is essentially an Italian version of the English name John Luke. John is a Hebrew name that means “God is gracious.” Luke is a Greek name that means “man from Lucania.” Both names are found in the Bible.
Symbolism of the name Gianluca :
New parents may choose Gianluca for their baby boy to celebrate their Italian heritage or passion for Italian culture. New parents of the Christian faith may choose the name as a symbol of their faiths. Both John and Luke are books of the Bible.
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Gender of the name Gianluca :
Gianluca is a boy's baby name.
Pronunciation of the name Gianluca :
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Emotion evoked from the name Gianluca :
The baby name Gianluca evokes images of someone who is strong, brave, and stoic.
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Popularity of the name Gianluca :
According to the Social Security Administration, Gianluca was a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States in 2017. It ranked at number 987.
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Great middle names for Gianluca and their meanings:
- Kyle (narrow strait)
- Fox (fox)
- Tyler (tile maker)
- Thomas (twin)
- George (farmer)
- Max (greatest)
- Seth (anointed)
- Paul (small)
Famous people with the name Gianluca :
- Gianluca Alfenoni (soccer player)
- Gianluca Busio (soccer player)
- Gianluca Masi (astrophysicist)
- Gianluca Barilari (basketball coach)
- Gianluca Busato (entrepreneur)
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