• 3k Gian

Gian

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
214
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys
First
Last
On This Page
Top Celebrities That Influenced Baby Names
Can you guess who ranks #1? Click each list to find out

How to Pronounce Gian

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Gian?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Gian mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Gian

"Gian" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "God is Gracious". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

From a contraction of Giovan, shortened form of the given name Giovanni (cognate with English John).

  1. Part of compound given names such as Gianmarco or Gianluca; John

Notable Persons Named Gian

Gian Lorenzo Bernini was an artist. Gian was born Gian Lorenzo Bernini on December 7th, 1598 in Naples, Kingdom of Naples, in present-day Italy. He breathed his last breath on November 28th, 1680.

Popularity:

Gian Maria Volontè was an actor. He was most active from 1957 to 1993. Gian was born on April 9th, 1933 in Milan. Gian is also known as John Wells and Johnny Wels. He passed away on December 6th, 1994.

Popularity:

Gian Carlo Menotti was a composer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1935 to 1995. Gian was born on July 7th, 1911 in Cadegliano-Viconago. He left this life on February 1st, 2007.

Popularity:

Salaì was given the name Gian Giacomo Caprotti da Oreno in 1480 in Oreno, Vimercate, Italy. He left this life in 1524.

Popularity:

Gian Gastone was royalty. His career lasted from 31 to 1723. Gian was born as the child of Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Marguerite Louise d'Orléans on May 24th, 1671 in Palazzo Pitti. He died on July 9th, 1737.

Popularity:

Gian was born on August 18th, 1985 in Wantagh, New York.

Popularity:

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gian

Phan was born on November 11th, 1796 in Ba Thanh village, Biên Hòa. Phan is also known as Courtesy name (tự): Đạm Như () and Pseudonym (hiệu): Lương Khê ().. They died in 1867.

Popularity:

Gian is a soccer player for the C.F. União, Grêmio Esportivo Brasil, and A.D. Sanjoanense. Gian was born on April 2nd, 1993 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Gian is also known as Gian.

Popularity:

How popular is the baby name Gian in the U.S.?

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1953 5 0 5
1957 5 0 5
1959 6 0 6
1960 8 0 8
1962 9 0 9
1963 9 0 9
1964 7 0 7
1965 15 0 15
1966 13 0 13
1967 15 0 15
1968 11 0 11
1969 11 0 11
1970 12 0 12
1971 14 0 14
1972 15 0 15
1973 13 0 13
1974 11 0 11
1975 15 0 15
1976 20 0 20
1977 16 0 16
1978 20 0 20
1979 21 0 21
1980 26 0 26
1981 25 0 25
1982 26 0 26
1983 14 0 14
1984 23 0 23
1985 18 0 18
1986 33 0 33
1987 37 0 37
1988 38 0 38
1989 41 0 41
1990 42 0 42
1991 52 0 52
1992 35 0 35
1993 54 0 54
1994 57 0 57
1995 49 0 49
1996 47 0 47
1997 52 0 52
1998 53 0 53
1999 52 0 52
2000 75 0 75
2001 77 0 77
2002 126 0 126
2003 120 0 120
2004 142 0 142
2005 124 0 124
2006 146 0 146
2007 132 0 132
2008 151 0 151
2009 133 0 133
2010 121 0 121
2011 121 0 121
2012 114 0 114
2013 107 0 107
2014 122 0 122
2015 151 0 151
2016 140 0 140

Explain the Trends

Do you know what increased the popularity of Gian or caused it to decline? Let us know below

Where is the name Gian popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Gian as a first name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Gian as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in California, Florida, or New York.

Popularity of Gian as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Gian as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in New York, California, or Massachusetts.

Common last names for Gian

  • Kaur
  • Nguyen
  • Singh

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gian U.S.
  White 48.60% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 48.13% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gian

People with the last name Gian are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Gian

  • How Popular is the name Gian? Gian is the 5,014th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gian was the 86,981st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,147 babies born with the first name Gian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gian to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gian is Monday, June 17th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Gian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gian was in 2008 with a total of 151 babies.
  • Random Gian Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gian is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Gian: Your name in reverse order is Naig. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Igan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 214 people with the last name Gian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gian? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gian as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Gians Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Gian

Name poster for Gian(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.