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Gender: Male Pronunciation: JOHN-us Origin of Giannis: Modern Greek form of John

The name Giannis is a boy's name . Giannis and is often added to lists like Variations of John and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

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Gianni, the Italian form of Johnny, has gotten popular in the US, and there's a good chance Giannis will be next, thanks to rising star basketball player Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is Greek. It makes an original spin on John or Jonas. Other variations are Iannis and Yanis.

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Famous People Named Giannis

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greek basketball player
Ioannis "Giannis" Fetfatzidis, Greek footballer

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