Gianni

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11k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gianni

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

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  1. Johnny. A male given name, diminutive of Giovanni

Notable Persons Named Gianni

Gianni Versace was a fashion designer and fashion design. Gianni was given the name Giovanni Maria Versace on December 2nd, 1946 in Reggio Calabria. He left this life on July 15th, 1997.

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Gianni Infantino is a President of FIFA. Gianni was born on March 23rd, 1970 in Brig, Switzerland.

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Gianni Russo is an actor and singer. His ongoing career started in 1972. Gianni was given the name Louis Giovanni Russo on December 12th, 1943 in Manhattan, New York.

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Gianni Rivera is a soccer player for the U.S. Alessandria Calcio 1912, A.C. Milan, and Italy national football team. Gianni was born on August 18th, 1943 in Alessandria.

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Gianni De Biasi is a soccer player for the Albania national football team, A.C.D. Treviso 2013, Inter Milan, A.C. Reggiana 1919, Delfino Pescara 1936, Brescia Calcio, U.S. Città di Palermo, Vicenza Calcio, and Bassano Virtus 55 S.T. Gianni was born on June 15th, 1956 in Sarmede, Italy.

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Gianni Pittella is a Leader of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists, Democrats, Leader of theProgressive Alliance of Socialists, and President of the European Parliament. Gianni was born on November 19th, 1958 in Lauria.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gianni

Gary was born in 1954 in Chicago.

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Alberto was born on April 26th, 1891 in Viareggio. He left this life on December 7th, 1930.

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Nicolás Gianni is a soccer player for the Gimnasia y Tiro, Argentinos Juniors, Defensores de Belgrano, Club Deportivo Universidad Católica, Manta Fútbol Club, Chacarita Juniors, Estudiantes de Mérida, Crucero del Norte, AEK Kouklia F.C., Club Atlético Fénix, and Deportivo Coopsol. Nicolás was born on March 9th, 1982 in Villa Lugano.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 7 0 7
1965 7 0 7
1966 7 0 7
1967 8 0 8
1968 17 0 17
1969 10 0 10
1970 17 0 17
1971 22 0 22
1972 9 0 9
1973 25 0 25
1974 31 0 31
1975 26 0 26
1976 28 0 28
1977 22 0 22
1978 20 0 20
1979 27 0 27
1980 40 10 30
1981 29 0 29
1982 41 7 34
1983 39 7 32
1984 27 7 20
1985 27 6 21
1986 42 11 31
1987 51 8 43
1988 30 9 21
1989 53 19 34
1990 61 12 49
1991 96 19 77
1992 93 22 71
1993 110 29 81
1994 118 24 94
1995 101 27 74
1996 145 35 110
1997 327 87 240
1998 441 90 351
1999 300 74 226
2000 287 52 235
2001 277 63 214
2002 327 78 249
2003 374 72 302
2004 419 83 336
2005 489 71 418
2006 474 84 390
2007 552 109 443
2008 566 83 483
2009 589 104 485
2010 519 89 430
2011 580 81 499
2012 673 66 607
2013 549 48 501
2014 611 74 537
2015 567 69 498
2016 508 60 448

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Popularity of Gianni as a first name

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Popularity of Gianni as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gianni U.S.
  White 89.27% 64.26%
  African American 1.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.19% 16.26%

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People with the last name Gianni are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gianni

  • How Popular is the name Gianni? Gianni is the 2,341st most popular name of all time. As a last name Gianni was the 25,115th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gianni have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,815 babies born with the first name Gianni in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gianni to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gianni? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Gianni first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gianni is Tuesday, January 27th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Gianni born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gianni was in 2012 with a total of 607 babies.
  • Random Gianni Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gianni is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Gianni: Your name in reverse order is Innaig. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aninig. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gianni? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 988 people with the last name Gianni.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gianni? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gianni as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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).
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