Yanis - boys name

Yanis name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 79%

Yanis name meaning:

The name Yanis is a variant of the name Yannis, which is a Greek form of the name John. John is derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan, meaning "Yahweh is gracious." The name Yanis carries the same meaning and significance as its variations - it symbolizes a sense of divine grace and favor.

Individuals with the name Yanis are often described as kind-hearted, compassionate, and understanding. They possess an innate ability to connect with others and have a natural inclination to help those in need. Yanis is a name that represents generosity and empathy, and those who bear this name are often seen as wise and nurturing individuals.

The name Yanis is also associated with individuals who possess strong leadership qualities. They have a sense of charisma and magnetism that attracts others to them. Yanis is a name that symbolizes strength and resilience, making it an apt choice for parents who wish to bestow their child with these empowering qualities.

Origin: Hebrew

Gift from God.

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Overall UK ranking: 1004 out of 4789

29 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Yanis

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