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Giovanni Family History

Giovanni Name Meaning
Italian: from the personal name Giovanni, Italian equivalent of John. In spite of the long-standing popularity of the personal name in Italy, the surname is rare; the present-day frequency is less than 20.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

53,852 Historical Documents with Giovanni on Ancestry.com
21,951 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,935 Military Records
15,240 Immigration Records
7,296 Census and Voter Lists
6,430 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Giovanni Families

  • Number of Giovanni families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Giovanni families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Giovanni last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Giovanni census records

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Giovanni Family Origin

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Giovanni Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Giovanni

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Giovanni Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Giovanni census records

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Military Service by Giovanni

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