"God is gracious"

Yannick Origin and Meaning

The name Yannick is a boy's name of French origin meaning "God is gracious".
Yannick originated as a diminutive of Yann, the Breton form of John. However, it has since become popular as a standalone name in its native region of Brittany, as well as in France as a whole, where it peaked at #31 in 1973-4. It remains well within the Top 500 in France to this day, and has also seen regular use in Belgium, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Quebec.

French tennis star Yannick Noah is a well-known bearer.

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