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TypeSurname (from given name)
UsageItalian

Meaning & History

Derived from a diminutive of the given name GIOVANNI. A famous bearer is Argentinian soccer player Javier Zanetti (1973-).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHovanesian, Hovhannisyan Armenian Ivanov, Ivankov, Vanev, Vankov, Yanev Bulgarian Ivanović, Janković Croatian Janiček Czech Johannessen, Johansen, Johnsen, Hansen Danish Jans, Jansen, Jansens, Jansing, Jansingh, Jansink, Janson, Janssen, Janssens, Janzen, Yancy Dutch Evanson, Hanson, I'Anson, Janson, Johns, Johnson, Jones, Hancock English Jans, Janson, Janz, Gensch German Giannopoulos, Ioannidis Greek Jóhannsson Icelandic Mallon, Malone, Mollown, Ó Maoil Eoin Irish Jansons Latvian Jonaitis Lithuanian Ivanov, Ivanovski Macedonian Jansen, Johannessen, Johansen, Johnsen, Hansen Norwegian Ionescu, Ionesco Romanian Ivanov Russian Ivanović, Jovanović, Janković Serbian Jankovic Slovak Jankovič Slovene Ibáñez Spanish Janson, Jansson, Johansson, Johnsson, Hansson Swedish Ivanov Ukrainian Bevan, Evans, Jones Welsh
Entry updated July 27, 2015   Contribute