Given Name GIOTTO

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Italian
PRONOUNCED: JAWT-to  [details]

Meaning & History

Possibly from Ambrogiotto, a diminutive of AMBROGIO, or Angiolotto, a diminutive of ANGIOLO. This name was borne by Giotto di Bondone (1267-1337), an Italian painter and architect.
VARIANTS: Ambrogino, Angelino
FEMININE FORMS: Angela, Angelica
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Deangelo (African American), Ambrosios, Ambrosius (Ancient Greek), Aingeru (Basque), Angel (Bulgarian), Àngel (Catalan), Anđelko, Anđelo, Ambrozije (Croatian), Anděl, Ambrož (Czech), Ambroos, Broos (Dutch), Ambrose, Angel (English), Ambroise (French), Anxo (Galician), Ambrosi (Georgian), Engel (German), Angelos (Greek), Ambrus (Hungarian), Angelus (Late Roman), Broos (Limburgish), Angel, Angjelko (Macedonian), Ambroży (Polish), Ambrósio (Portuguese), Anghel (Romanian), Ànghelu (Sardinian), Anđelko (Serbian), Ambrož (Slovene), Ambrosio, Ángel, Angelino (Spanish), Emrys (Welsh)

Categories

architects, artists, diminutives, painters, Star Ocean characters, uncertain etymology
Entry updated July 11, 2018