Giovanni

Giovanni - A very unique male name



  Jan 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Giovanni, meaning God is gracious, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #701. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Giovanni and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Giovanni? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Giovanni. The baby boy name Giovanni was given to 3,051 baby boys in 2012, ranking #121 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 538 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Giovanni peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 117.



Famous with this name

Giovanni Ribisi
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Giovanni Vettorazzo


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Giovanni is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Giovanni is currently topping the baby name charts in Nevada at position #62 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #597.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Giovanni is where you live.


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Giovanni origin and meaning

Giovanni is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means God is gracious. To see famous people named Giovanni, pop culture references for the name Giovanni and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Giovanni

We've found the following names that sound similar to Giovanni, sorted by popularity.

Gavin / Giovanny / Giovani / Gavyn / Gaven / Geovanni / Geovanny / Gabino / Geovany / Giovany /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012121
2011117
2010118
2009133
2008140
2007134
2006148
2005158
2004189
2003177
2002203
2001196
2000202
1999222
1998227
1997239
1996240
1995257
1994287
1993295
1992301
1991326
1990327
1989370
1988402
1987451
1986473
1985482
1984492
1983527
1982520
1981530
1980582
1979597
1978646
1977680
1976618
1975625
1974646
1973632
1972659
1971766
1970780
1969738
1968786
1967849
1966783
1965857
1964994
1963963
19621053
19611052
19601286
19591649
19581501
19571506
19561500
19281784
19241880
19231624
19221543
19211411
19201449
19191252
19181314
19171200
19161082
19151023
19141029
1913862
1912864
1911701

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nevada62
Connecticut73
California83
Illinois85
Rhode Island86
Florida91
New York91
Colorado96
New Jersey96
Delaware105
Texas112
Arizona113
New Mexico119
Massachusetts119
Oregon130
Wisconsin131
Pennsylvania131
South Carolina174
Georgia175
Idaho178
Kansas181
Michigan183
Iowa185
North Carolina188
Washington191
Indiana194
Nebraska202
Virginia203
Oklahoma212
Ohio215
Minnesota229
Tennessee232
Utah248
Maryland258
Missouri269
Louisiana274
Alabama318
Arkansas447
Kentucky467
Mississippi597

Even more about Giovanni


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Giovanni a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Giovanni?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2011
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Giovanni
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 538
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +3,051

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