Giannis: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Giannis

Giannis

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Origin of the name John:

Derived from the Middle Latin Johannes, which is from the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Joannes, which is from the Greek Iōannes. Iōannes is from the Hebrew Yehanan, a short form of Yehohanan which is derived from yehōhānān (Yahweh is gracious). John is the most enduring of the biblical names and remains one of the most popular names bestowed in the United States. Var: Jon. Pet: Johnnie, Johnny, Jonnie, Jonny.

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Modern Greek version of name John. A nickname of Ioannis.
Pronounced: YON-iss, yi-AH-niss

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