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Gender: Male Meaning of Yann: "God is gracious" Origin of Yann: French/Breton variation of John

The name Yann is a boy's name of French origin meaning "God is gracious". Yann and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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This might be a better choice than the similarly pronounced Jan, to avoid gender confusion.

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