Giannetta Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Gianna:
Popular Italian contracted form of Giovanna (God is gracious).
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It sounds kind of Italian, and is very graceful and glamerous.
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- Nicknames for Giannetta
Gia, Gianni, netta, etta
- Meanings and history of the name Giannetta
Has the same meaning as Gianna
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Gianetta is the name of one of the girls in "The Gondoliers", the last opera written by Gilbert and Sullivan. The play opened in 1889 at the savoy theatre and was a satire of the snobbery of class distinctions.
It is also the name of the heroine in a book written by Mary Stewart called "Wilfire at Midnight" a mystery novel written in the 1950's and set on the Scottish Isle of Skye.