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Italian Baby Names

English translation/equivalent: John

Origin: Derived from the Hebrew Yohanan and means "God is gracious." In ancient times the name was given to children born to late–in–life parents.

Name Day/Onomastico: June 24—dedicated to St. John the Baptist.

Related Name/Other Italian Forms: Gianetto, Gianni, Vanni

Guide to Italian Baby Names


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