Of Greek and Hebrew origin.

Derives from the Latin Iohannes, from the Greek name Ιωάννης, Ioannis.

Giovanni an Italian variation of John.

Feminine form of the name is Giovanna.

Other forms of the name are Gianni, Giannino, Nino, Yannis, Jan, Johnny, Juan, Ivan, Ivo, Hans, Jake, etc.

Giovanni is ranked #19 in Italy.

Famous bearers are Giovanni Trapattoni, Giovanni Maria “Gianni” Versace, Giovanni Ribisi, Giovanni Allevi, Giovanni Boccaccio, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Giovanni Sforza.

Giovanni Allevi is an Italian composer and pianist.

He became known after releasing his 1997 album “13 Dita” and has since amazed audiences with his talent and ability to cross over between classical and contemporary music.