Giovanni is a classic name made cool again, and it’s poised to crack the Top 100 boys names. Its ties to Italy make it exotic and attractive, and it can be shortened to the trendy Gio, although its most common nickname is Gianni.
Johnny, Johnnie, Jax, Jacky, Jackie, Jack, Gino
Jonnie, Jonn, Jon, Johnn, Ivan, Giovany
Artist Giovanni Bellini, Actor Giovanni Ribisi, Fashion designer Giovanni "Gianni" Versace