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Giancarlo Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Giancarlo is of Italian origin.

The meaning of Giancarlo is "G-d is gracious".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 823 in baby name popularity for boys with 272 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Giancarlo Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Giancarlo has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Giancarlo to other names.


The name John, its variants and various language forms are all ultimately of Hebrew origin.

The name John itself is the English form of the Latin name Iohannes which in turn is derived from the New Testament Greek name Ioannes. The name Ioannes was a form of the Hebrew name Yochanan (יוֹחָנָן).

The name John is derived from the Hebrew elements yo an abbreviated form for the Name of the Lord and chanan meaning "grace or favor".

Besides many Biblical references, the name John has been frequently used by the royal families of Europe.

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Giancarlo is a form of the name John.

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Italian children normally receive one or two given names.

Italian babies are frequently named after family members, Roman Catholic saints including local patron saints and other biblical figures. Traditionally, the first born son was named after the father's father, the first daughter after the father's mother, the second son after the mother's father, and the second daughter after the mother's mother. Some Italians still follow this custom today.

Many Italian male given names end in -o or -e while female names often end in -a and -e.

Nicknames may be formed for almost any name by adding a variety of suffexes including -ino/-ina, -etto/-etta, -ello/-ella, -uccio/-uccia, -uzzo/-uzza. These endings can the be used for example to turn Paola to Paoletta and Donato into Donatello.