The name Giancarlo finds its roots in Italy. Giancarlo is a combination of the names Gian and Carlo. Gian is the Italian version of John, whereas Carlo is a version of Charles. The meaning of Giancarlo is ‘John Charles’. John in Hebrew translates to ‘God is gracious’, and Charles comes from the Germanic name Carl which means ‘a free man’. Italian sculptor Giancarlo Neri is most famously known for his masterpiece, ‘The Writer’. One of the co-founders of the fashion brand Valentino is called Giancarlo Giammetti.