Giano Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Giovanni:
The Italian cognate of John (God is gracious), which is derived from the Middle Latin Johannes, an evolution of the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Joannes. Joannes is from the Greek Iōannes, a derivative of the Hebrew Yehanan, a short form of Yehohanan, which is from yehōhānān (Yahweh is gracious). The name is borne in the Bible by several important characters, including John the Baptist, a kinsman and forerunner of Christ.
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- Comments and insights on the name Giano
This is an amazing name! I love it! Can be shortened to Gigi.
The Italian form of John is usually Giovanni. However, the feminine form of Giovanni is Gianna. It could be said that this is a male variant of Gianna, or just an unusual form of Giovanni.
- Personal experiences with the name Giano
A three month old baby boy I know is named Giano. It fits him. Sounds like a name for a black haired person, and that's exactly him.
- Nicknames for Giano
Gigi, G, Gino, Jean, Gio. Can be pronounced G-on-oh, or G-eye-no.
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Giano Cromley, author
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