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Gino is a name full of life and personality. It is one of the most popular Italian boy names in America. Though Gino was once a top 1,000 option, it is now on the top 3,000 list.

Meaning of the name Gino:

Italian: farmer

Origin of the name Gino:

Gino began as a shortened version of longer Italian names such as Georgino. Georgino is relatively rare in America, but it is the Italian and Portuguese version of Jorgino. Jorgino is a diminutive to Jorge, which is the Latin form of George. George comes from the ancient Greek name Georgios.

Symbolism of the name Gino:

Gino began as a nickname for the name Georgino, which is an Italian variation of the English George. Again, George is a form of Georgios from ancient Greece, which comes from the word “georgos.” “Georgos” means “farmer.”

Baby name Gino

Style of the name Gino:

Classical

Gender of the name Gino:

Gino is an informal name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Gino:

JEE-no

Number of syllables in the name Gino:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Gino:

Gino feels fun and full of life. It is strong and even a bit aggressive.

Alternative spellings for the name Gino:

  • Geno
  • Jino
  • Jeno
  • Gyno
  • Jyno
  • Ginno
  • Genno
  • Gynno

Nicknames for the name Gino:

  • Gin
  • Gin Gin
  • Gi
  • Gigi
  • No
  • Nono

Popularity of the name Gino:

Gino became a top 1,000 baby name in America first in 1914 at rank 916. It remained on the list on and off, never gone for more than five years at a time, until 2004. The name came back in 2013, however, at rank 940, remaining until after 2014 when it was number 939. As of 2020, it was ranked 2,588.

Related names for the name Gino:

Great middle names for Gino and their meanings:

  • Antonio (highly praiseworthy, priceless one)
  • Danilo (God is my judge)
  • Rodrigo (famous ruler)
  • Sergio (servant, attendant)
  • Ferdinand (protection, to make peace)
  • Enrique (ruler of the estate)
  • Raul (wolf counsel)
  • Ivan (God is gracious)

Famous people with the name Gino:

  • Gino Cappelletti (NFL player)
  • Gino Cervi (actor, “The Return of Don Camillo”)
  • Gino Torretta (NFL player)
  • Gino Bartali (cyclist)
  • Gino Borsoi (motorcycle racer)
  • Gino Severini (futurist painter)
  • Gino Paoli (singer)
  • Gino Vannelli (singer)

Ginos in popular culture:

  • Gino Carella (character from “Where Angels Fear to Tread”)