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pinWhat does Yanni mean?

Yanni /yan-ni/ as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Yanni means "God is gracious". Yanni is a variant form of John (Hebrew). Yanni is also a variant of Yannis (Greek, Hebrew).


Yanni has 2 variants: Anno and Yanno.

Yanni has 27 more different relations via John, Yannis: Ean, Gianni, Giannis, Hannes, Hanno, Hans, Hansl, Heanno, Iain, Ian, Ioannis, Ivann, Jan, Jancsi, Janek, Janko, Janne, Janos, Jianni, Jonnie, Jovanni, Seann, Vanek, Vanko, Vanya, Yannakis and Zane.

Kreatif forms: Yanhi, Yani, Yoni. [more]

pinHow popular is Yanni?

Yanni is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#30061 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

John (#26 via latest list), Ian (#77), Zane (#224), Gianni (#515), Jovanni (#943), Ean (#997), Jonnie, Jan, Hans, Iain and Hannes are the popular related forms of Yanni (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Janko, are uncommon. These relations of Yanni were popular as baby names 8 (adoption of 0.339%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.293%, 13.7% less), but with forms like Ean falling out of style. Gianni, Zane and Ian are three of the more fashionable names for newborns among these. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Yanni and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ean, Gianni, Hans, Ian, Jan in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of John, Jonnie, Jovanni, Zane in U.S.

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

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Yanni is pronounced similarly to Ani, Ennio, Enno and Yanai. Other recommended similar baby names are Barni, Dani, Gafni, Hani, Yance, Yancy, Yann, Yannic, Yannick and Yovanni. Like Yanni, these names are not frequently used.