Gio 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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A nickname for names containing the element Gio- such as Giovanni and Sergio.
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Giovany "Gio" Gonzalez, Major League Baseball pitcher for the Oakland Athletics.
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