Giovani is not as popular as the original spelling, Giovanni. This baby name option has the same origins as John, going back to ancient Hebrew traditions. As of 2021, Giovani is a top 2,500 name for boys.
Meaning of the name Giovani:
Italian: God is gracious
Spanish: God is gracious
Portuguese: God is gracious
English: God is gracious
Origin of the name Giovani:
Giovani originated as the English, modern Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese variant of Giovanni. Giovanni began as the ancient Italian form of Iohannes, an ancient Hebrew option. It became popular during the late Middle Ages, at the same time that John spread throughout Europe.
Symbolism of the name Giovani:
The baby name Giovani has the same meaning as the ancient Hebrew name Iohannes. Iohannes comes from the even older option, Yochanan. Yochanan came from the Hebrew word “yo” and “chanan.” “Yo” translates to “God,” and “chanan” means “to be gracious.”
Style of the name Giovani:
Gender of the name Giovani:
Giovani is an international-sounding baby name for boys.
Pronunciation of the name Giovani:
Number of syllables in the name Giovani:
Emotion evoked from the name Giovani:
Giovani is an international and classical baby name. It is formal and noble.
Alternative spellings for the name Giovani:
Nicknames for the name Giovani:
Popularity of the name Giovani:
Giovani was a top 1,000 baby name in America from 2002 to 2016. In 2002, Giovani was number 991, and in 2016, it was at rank 876. Giovani did best in 2011, ranking at 503. As of 2021, Giovani was a top 2,500 option at number 2,444.
Related names for the name Giovani:
Great middle names for Giovani and their meanings:
- Xavier (new house, bright, splendid)
- Lucas (bringer of light, illumination)
- Maximo (greatest)
- Perrin (rock)
- August (great, magnificent, to increase)
- David (beloved)
- Luis (famous warrior)
- Mateo (gift of God)
Famous people with the name Giovani:
- Giovani Bernard (football player)
Giovanis in popular culture:
There are no fictional characters with the baby name Giovani.