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Ioanis

What does Ioanis mean?

Ioanis Pronunciation of Ioanis [ioa-nis] as a boys' name is of Russian and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ioanis is "God is gracious". Variant of John.

Associated with: gracious.

Variations

13 alternative forms via John: Giannis, Hans, Iain, Ian, Ioannes, Ioannis, Ivan, Ivann, Iwan, Janos, Joannes, Johnie and Jonnie.

Creative forms:
(male) Ioanio, Itanis, ..

(female) Ioais, Ioanes, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ioanis Moses (I.M.), ..

How popular is Ioanis?

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Ioanis (outside Top 2000) are John (#26 in recent rankings), Ian (#76), Ivan (#138), Hans (#1411), Jonnie, Iain and Johnie. These forms of Ioanis reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (median #998) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1093, 88% less usage). John has generally been preferred by parents, although Ian appears to be gaining popularity too, while versions like Johnie are now somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hans, Iain, Ian, Ivan, John in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnie, Jonnie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Iain, Ian, John outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ioanis is pronounced similarly to Enis, Ennis, Ines, Innes, Innis, Inniss, Yannis and Yonas. Other suggested similar names are Adonis, Amadis, Aramis, Baris, Beavis, Bernis, Blais, Boris, Borris, Burnis, Colis, Collis, Davis, Denis, Dennis, Faris, Francis, Hollis, Icarus, Idan, Idris, Ifan, Ikaros, Ikarus, Ilan, Ilari, Ilaria, Ilario, Iman, Imani, Inacio, Ioachim, Ioakim, Ion, Iosif, Iosip, Irenio, Isaia, Isais, Itai, Ivair, Ivano, Jaris, Joris, Kostis, Landis, Leonis, Louis, Moris, Morris, Norris, Paris, Tannis, Tavis, Teunis and Travis. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ioanis.

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