Imo that's the only good cognate of Iohannes, names derived from Iohannes are way too simple and generic imo.
Giovanni is strictly a masculine given name in Italian, and Giovanna is the feminine form. However, in the English-speaking world in modern times, Giovanni is also sometimes used as a feminine given name (also sometimes spelled as Geovanni, Giovonnie, Giovannie, Jiovanni, used alongside Giovanna, Gianna, Giannina, Giò, Nina, Vanna, Gia, and Giovannetta). However, Giovanni is more common for males. So, I think that the "Gender" of this name should be updated from "Masculine" to "Masculine & Feminine"; the "Usage" of this name should be updated to read, "Italian, English (Modern)"; and the "Meaning & History" section of this name should be updated to read, "Italian form of Iohannes (see John). This name has been very common in Italy since the late Middle Ages, as with other equivalents of John in Europe. The Renaissance painter Giovanni Bellini (1430-1516) and the painter and sculptor Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) were two famous bearers of the name. It is also sometimes used as a feminine given name in the English-speaking world, alongside the feminine form Giovanna."

A nice Italian boy name!
With 1 208 762 bearers, Giovanni is the 4th most common masculine given name in Italy (2014 Data).

In 2003, there were 7 spellings of this name in the top 1000: Giovanni (#177), Giovanny (#720), Jovani (#782), Jovany (#815), Jovanni (#917), Jovanny (#917), and Giovani (#934). If all of these spellings had been reported as one name, there would have been 3,432 boys born with this name in 2003-- enough to put it at #117 on the top 1000.

Geovanni would go on to appear in the top 1000 in 2008 and 2009.

The name grew to be more popular as alternate spellings fizzled out. In 2010, there were only five spellings of this name on the top 1000: Giovanni (#116), Giovani (#527), Giovanny (#618), Jovani (#763), and Jovanni (#823). Nonetheless, if all of these spellings had been reported as one name, there would have been 4,876 boys born with this name in 2010-- enough to put it at #85 on the top 1000.
I named one of my book characters this name without knowing how it was pronounced, and thus gave him the nickname “Gio”...anyways I’m quite disappointed that I didn’t know how this name was pronounced, please forgive me. I still want him to have the nickname Gio, so I hope I can find another name that I can use that nickname on that I like.
Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin was a beautiful novel.
This sounds like a name of an old Italian guy in movies.
In 2018, 3 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Giovannni who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 930th most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.
Giovanni Moreno is a Colombian footballer who plays for and captains Chinese Super League club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua where he primarily operates as an attacking midfielder.
Giovanni is one of the most used name in Italy and it has a lot of nicknames: Giovannino, Gianni, Giannino, Giannetto, Nanni, Nannino, Vanni, Vannino, Nino, Ninetto, Ninuccio, Gio.
Another form of this name is Jiovanni, pronounced the same way.
In Italian the name Giovanni means John but in most other places in the world including the united states, Giovanni is a common form of Frederick/Fredrick.
This is a common name in the United States.
Giovanni Sicco was the birthname of Pope John XVII (Pontificate between 1003-1003).
Giovanni Fasano was the birthname of Pope John XVIII (Pontificate between 1004-1009).
Giovanni di Sabina was the birthname of Pope Sylvester III (Pontificate between 1045-1045).
Giovanni Coniulo was the birthname of Pope Gelasius II (Pontificate between 1118-1119).
Giovanni Orsini was the birthname of Pope Nicholas III (Pontificate between 1277-1280).
Giovanni Battista Cibo was the birthname of Pope Innocent VIII (Pontificate between 1484-1492).
Giovanni de Medici was the birthname of Pope Leo X (Pontificate between 1513-1521).
Giovanni Giocchi del Monte was the birthname of Pope Julius III (Pontificate between 1550-1555).
Giovanni Carafa was the birthname of Pope Paul IV (Pontificate between 1555-1559).
Giovanni Medici was the birthname of Pope Pius IV (Pontificate between 1559-1565).
Giovanni Castagna was the birthname of Pope Urban VII (Pontificate between 1590-1590, pope for only 12 days).
Giovanni Facchinetti was the birthname of pope Innocent IX (Pontificate between 1591-1591, pope for only 62 days).
Giovanni Pamphilj was the birthname of Pope Innocent X (Pontificate between 1644-1655).
Giovanni Albani was the birthname of Pope Clement XI (Pontificate between 1700-1721).
Giovanni Ganganelli was the birthname of Pope Clement XIV (Pontificate between 1769-1774).
Giovanni Braschi was the birthname of Pope Pius VI (Pontificate between 1775-1799).
Giovanni Mastai-Ferretti was the birthname of Pope Pius IX ( Pontificate between 1846-1878).
Giovanni Montini was the birthname of Pope Paul VI (Pontificate from 1963-1978).
Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727-1785) was a Florentine decorative painter and designer.
Giovanni Cariani (1485-1547) was an Italian painter active in Venice.
Giovanni Battista Casanova ( b Venice, 2 Nov 1728 or 4 Nov 1730; d Dresden, 7 Dec 1795). Draughtsman, painter, forger and writer.
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1609-1664) was an italian painter, printmaker and draughtsman.
Giovanni Battista Cavalcaselle (22 January 1819 – 31 October 1897) was an Italian writer and art critic.
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) (1697-1768) was a Venetian painter, etcher and draughtsman.
Giovanni Battista Caracciolo (1578-1635) was a Neapolitan painter.
Giovanni Boldini (31 December 1842 – 11 July 1931) was an Italian genre and portrait painter, belonging to the School Of Paris.
Giovanni Bologna (1529 – 13 August 1608), was a sculptor.
Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio (or Beltraffio) (1466 or 1467 – 1516) was an Italian painter of the High Renaissance from Lombardy.
Giovanni Maria Galli (1625-65) was the founder of the dynasty Bibiena (or Galli-Bibiena) which was a family of Italian architects, quadraturisti and stage designers.
Giovanni Bellini (1430/5-1516) was a Venetian painter.
Giovanni Baglione (1570-1643) was an Italian painter and writer.
Giovanni di Balduccio was an Italian sculptor.
Giovanni is the Italian word for young man.
Hate to rain on your parade again, but it's not. I wonder where you get your information. There is, however, the Italian word “giovane”, which _does_ mean young man or woman.
Giovanni Melchiorre Bosco was an Italian priest and saint.
Fantastic name, it sounds like the kind of name that you can trust.
It is classy. I associate it with Baroque high art- Gian Bernini, etc.
Giovanni Ribisi is a very talented American actor, with Italian ancestry, who can be seen in movies like Sky Captain & the World of Tomorrow, Flight of the Phoenix, Boiler Room and The Gift. He has been acting since childhood, when he went by the nickname Vonni Ribisi.
Giovanni was by far the most common name in Italy in the late Middle Ages (13th-16th centuries), and since then it has always been among the most frequently given names. It is still rather popular today (18th most popular name in Italy in 2004, 20th in 2006). An ageless name.
This is the name of the boss of Team Rocket in the Pokemon games and cartoon.
The fashion designer Giovanni Versace. He was gunned down in 1997, aged 50. His sister, Donatella now continues to be head of design for the Versace label.
In Susan Kay's novel Phantom, Giovanni is an old stonemason who takes a young Erik on as an apprentice for several years. He was very kind and loving, almost like a father.
There's a famous novel by James Baldwin called Giovanni's Room. Giovanni is the boyfriend of the narrator, David.
My nephew's first name is Giovanni. I really like it. It isn't overused. I find it unique. I would use it for my own kids if I could.
I'm sorry, but the problem with this name is that Don Giovanni, the title character of Mozart's opera, is not exactly a nice person to be named after. He keeps a book filled with the names of all the woman he has seduced! (I believe the count is in the thousands...)

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