US Popularity:5011
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:God is gracious, graced by Yahweh
Yanis is a baby boy name with Greek and Hebrew origins. A variant of names like Gianis and Giannis, this baby name comes from the name John, meaning “God is gracious” or “graced by Yahweh.” While it’s a lovely way to help baby celebrate your faith, it also is an ideal choice to pay homage to your little one’s Greek roots and is popular in countries like Belgium and France. This name gives baby a prime opportunity to have their roots cherished no matter where they are.

Yanis Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Yanis is currently #2850 on The Bump
Boy:Yanis is currently #1589 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Yanis is currently #5011 in U.S. births
Boy:Yanis is currently #2469 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 121
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Yanis

  • Behind the Name, Yanis, May 2020

  • Behind the Name, Gianis, May 2020

  • Behind the Name, John, December 2022

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 438, 565

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