Name Jannis Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jannis


Jannis is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jannis?

Jannis is a Frisian, Dutch and Greek variant of the Hebrew name Johannes.

What does the name Jannis mean?

Jannis means “Yahweh is gracious” and “Yahweh is merciful” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of Jannis

Variants of the name Jannis

Yanis Yannis

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Popularity of the name Jannis

The name Jannis is ranked #303 overall.

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