First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yianni

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  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Yianni means "Gift of God and England" and is of French origin.
Other origins: Greek

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Alt. Meaning

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

A is for attractive, inside and out

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

I is for impartial, a great arbiter

Notable Persons Named Yianni


Yianni Perkatis is a soccer player for the Blacktown Spartans FC, FFA Centre of Excellence, Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Blacktown City FC, Australia national under-17 soccer team, and Australia national under-20 soccer team. Yianni was born on March 8th, 1994 in Baulkham Hills, New South Wales, Australia.


Yianni Spyrakis is an athlete for the Sydney FC Youth.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yianni

Costa Yianni is an athlete for the Glan Conwy F.C.


Fun Facts about the name Yianni

  • How Popular is the name Yianni? Yianni is the 20,209th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yianni have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 346 babies born with the first name Yianni in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yianni to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yianni? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yianni first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yianni is Tuesday, July 26th, 1977.
  • What year had the most people named Yianni born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yianni was in 2011 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Yianni Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yianni is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Yianni: Your name in reverse order is Innaiy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iannyi. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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