This name finds its roots in Italy. Giovanni comes from the name Johannes, which in turn is derived from the Latin name Ioannes. John is the anglicized equivalent of Giovanni. The meaning of Giovanni translates to ‘the Lord Almighty is gracious’, ‘Yahweh is gracious’. A few people to share this name include the Italian sculptor Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini who is credited for introducing the exclusive Baroque style of sculpture, Giovanni Agnelli is the current head of Fiat and Giovanni Vincenzo Infantino is the current president of the football association, FIFA. The founder of the brand Versace is called Giovanni Maria Versace.