The modern form of the Greek name Ιωάννης, (Ioannes), Γιάννης in Greek.
Ioannes, originates from Hebrew Yochanan, meaning “Yahweh is gracious”.
Greek form of John.
It means “graced by God”.
Other forms are Ioannis, Gianni, Yannis, Yann, Ivan, Giovanni, Giannino, Nino, Jan, Jo, Jon, Jake, Evan, Ioan, Jack, Hans, Yanni, Jani, Sean, Ian, Yan, Johannes, John, Johnie, Juan, Jannik, Xoán, Ivo.
Famous bearer is Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Giannis Antetokoumpo, (Γιάννης Αντετοκούνμπο) is a Greek professional basketball player.
He is currently a guard for the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA.