Gianna Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Gianna:
Popular Italian contracted form of Giovanna (God is gracious).
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I really love this name. It is one of those names that is borderline intimidating but yet fluid. Although, the name GIA has become a dog's name around here in Boston. But- I really like it still.
In Italian, the correct pronunciation for the name is more like "JAHN a" but since the name has become popular in America most people (mis)pronounce it like "JEE-ah-na"
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I named my cat Gianna. I have always liked the name and I felt it went well with my Sicilian last name. It also means God is gracious.
My cousin's daughter's name is Gianna Elizabeth.
I think it be spelled Giana anna is pronounced Anne-a
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Gia, Gigi, Anna, Na Na, Nani
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Saint Gianna Beretta Molla, Patron saint of mothers, physicians, unborn children.
Gianna Michaels, American pornographic actress
Gianna Nannini, Italian female singer-songwriter and rock musician.
Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, Greek businesswoman and politician.
Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant (b. 2006), daughter of American businessman and former professional basketball player Kobe Bryant
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Gianna was the human secretary for the Volturi in the Twilight Saga.