Gender Masculine
Usage Greek
Scripts Γιάνης(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. YA-nees
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Meaning & History

Modern Greek variant of Ioannes (see John).

Related Names

DiminutivesYanni, Yianni
Other Languages & CulturesGjon(Albanian) Yohannes(Amharic) Yahya, Yuhanna(Arabic) Hovhannes, Hovik, Hovo, Ohannes(Armenian) Xuan(Asturian) Ganix, Iban, Ion, Jon(Basque) Ivan, Yan(Belarusian) Jehohanan, Johanan, John(Biblical) Ioannes(Biblical Greek) Yehochanan, Yochanan(Biblical Hebrew) Iohannes(Biblical Latin) Yanick, Yann, Yannic, Yannick, Yannig(Breton) Ioan, Ivan, Ivo, Vancho, Yanko, Yoan(Bulgarian) Jan, Joan(Catalan) Jowan(Cornish) Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanni(Corsican) Ivan, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Vanja(Croatian) Hanuš, Honza, Ivan, Jan, Janek(Czech) Hans, Ivan, Jan, Jannick, Jannik, Jens, Johan, Johannes, John, Jon(Danish) Hanne, Hannes, Hans, Jan, Jo, Johan, Johannes, John, Joop(Dutch) Evan, Hank, Ian, Ivan, John, Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne, Shon, Van(English) Joĉjo, Johano(Esperanto) Ants, Hannes, Ivan, Jaan, Janek, Johannes, Juhan(Estonian) Jóannes, Jógvan, Jóhannes, Jón(Faroese) Jone(Fijian) Hannes, Hannu, Jani, Janne, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juha, Juhana, Juhani, Juho, Jukka, Jussi(Finnish) Yanis, Jean, Jeannot, Yanick, Yann, Yannick, Yoan, Yoann, Yohan, Yohann, Yvan(French) Xoán(Galician) Ioane, Ivane, Vano(Georgian) Hannes, Hans, Jan, Jo, Johann, Johannes(German) Keoni(Hawaiian) Yochanan(Hebrew) Iván, Jancsi, Jani, János(Hungarian) Hannes, Jens, Jóhann, Jóhannes, Jón(Icelandic) Yohanes(Indonesian) Eoin, Seán, Sean, Shane(Irish) Gian, Gianni, Giannino, Giò, Giovanni, Ivan, Ivano, Nino, Vanni(Italian) Joannes, Johannes(Late Roman) Ivans, Jānis(Latvian) Sjang, Sjeng(Limburgish) Jonas(Lithuanian) Ivan, Ivo, Jovan, Jovica, Vancho, Vančo(Macedonian) Ġwann(Maltese) Ean, Juan(Manx) Hankin, Hann, Jackin, Jan, Jankin, Jon(Medieval English) Jehan(Medieval French) Zuan(Medieval Italian) Hans, Ivan, Jan, Jens, Jo, Johan, Johannes, John, Jon, Jone(Norwegian) Joan(Occitan) Yahya(Persian) Iwan, Jan, Janek, Janusz(Polish) Ivan, João, Joãozinho(Portuguese) Iancu, Ioan, Ion, Ionel, Ionuț, Ivan, Nelu(Romanian) Ioann, Ivan, Vanya(Russian) Juhán(Sami) Sione(Samoan) Giuanne, Juanne(Sardinian) Ian(Scottish) Eòin, Iain(Scottish Gaelic) Ivan, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Jovan, Jovica, Vanja(Serbian) Ivan, Ján, Janko(Slovak) Anže, Anžej, Ivan, Ivo, Jan, Janez, Janko, Vanja, Žan(Slovene) Jan(Sorbian) Ibán, Iván, Juan, Juancho, Juanito, Juantxo(Spanish) Hampus, Hannes, Hans, Hasse, Ivan, Jan, Janne, Jens, Johan, Johannes, John, Jon, Jöns(Swedish) Sione(Tongan) Yahya(Turkish) Ivan(Ukrainian) Evan, Ianto, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siôn(Welsh)

Entry updated May 29, 2020