[ 2 syll. ya-nis, yan-is ] The baby boy name Yanis is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as YAA-NihS- †. Yanis is used predominantly in the Greek language and its origin is Hebrew. Yanis is a variant spelling of the name Yannis (Greek) as well as a variant of the name John (English and Hebrew).
Yanis is an infrequently used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Yanis, John was the most popular.
† English pronunciation for Yanis: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"