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What does Giannes mean?

Giannes Pronunciation of Giannes [gi-annes] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Giannes is "God is gracious". Giannes is an alternate form of John (Hebrew).

Associated with: gracious.


11 alternative forms via John: Gian, Gianni, Giannis, Giannos, Hannes, Ioannes, Ioannis, Janne, Jianni, Joannes and Johannes.

Creative forms:
(male) Genes, Gines, ..

(female) Gianel, Giante, ..

Middle name pairings:
Giannes Cai (G.C.), ..

How popular is Giannes?

Giannes is an unusual given name for men. Giannes is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Giannes (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are John (#26 a year ago), Gianni (#564), Gian (#1221), Hannes and Johannes. Usage of these forms of Giannes was common 135 years ago (median #1600) and is now much diminished (#1162, 93% less usage). John is more widely used than the rest, although Gianni seems to be becoming a favorite too, while John has become less popular. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gian, Gianni, John in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hannes, Johannes, John outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barnes, Dennes, Ennes, Gaine, Gainer, Gaines, Gains, Ganesh, Gannet, Gannett, Gannon, Garner, Garnet, Gayne, Gayner, Gaynes, Gianney (see Gian), Giannino, Gianny, Gibbes, Giles, Gilles, Gillies, Glades, Grange, Granger, Graves, Gunne, Gunner, Gunners (see Gunther), Gwayne, Gyandev, Hovannes, Innes, Jimenes, Magnes, Raines, Raynes, Stannes (see Stanislaus) and Ximenes. Like Giannes, these names are not commonly used.

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