Ioannis comes from the Hebrew name Yochanan, which means “gracious” or “with the grace of God” and is the Greek respective name of John.
Female Version of name Ioannis: Ioanna
Nameday of name Ioannis: January 7th
Origin of name Ioannis – St John the Baptist
For the Greek Orthodox Church, name Ioannis, comes from St John the Baptist, the ascetic persona of the Christian religion who was considered the forerunner of Jesus Christ. Additional information about Ioannis and St. John the Baptist can be found at the post for the name Giannis.
Nicknames deriving from name Ioannis
Ioannis is a very commonly used name which features a few nicknames and diminutives. The most known ones are: Giannis or Yannis, Giannakis, Giannos, Tzanis, Yangos, Zannetos, Giannaros, Giannaras.
The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of the name Ioannis
Ioannis is a strong person and can be quite dominant. He is very dependable person and loves his family a lot. Introverted in general, but he is very open with his friends.