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.
Famous bearers are Yanni, Yanis Varoufakis, Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Giannis Antetokoumpo, (Γιάννης Αντετοκούνμπο) is a Greek professional basketball player.
He is currently a guard for the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA.