Gianna Meaning and Origin

The name Gianna is a girl’s name meaning “God is gracious” and is of Italian origin. The name Gianna is a feminine given name of Italian origin. It is a diminutive form of the name Giovanna, which itself is the Italian equivalent of the name Joanna or Johanna. Gianna is commonly interpreted to mean “God is gracious” or “God is merciful.” It combines the elements “Gio” (a short form of the Italian form of John, meaning “God is gracious”) and “anna” (meaning “grace” or “favor”). Gianna has its roots in Italy and is widely used within Italian-speaking communities. It has gained popularity in other countries as well.

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