[ 2 syll. yan-ni, ya-nni ] The baby boy name Yanni is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is YAA-Niy- †. Yanni is used predominantly in the Greek, Breton, and Dutch languages, and it is derived from Hebrew and Old Greek origins.
In addition, Yanni is a variant (Greek) of the name John (English and Hebrew).
Yanni is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Yanni, John was the most widely used.
† English pronunciation for Yanni: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"