First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yannick mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yannick

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Yannick is of Gaelic origin and means "A celtic gaelic name that translates to 'Little John' in English or 'Petit Jean' in French".
  2. According to a user from Florida, U.S., the name Yannick is of French origin and means "Little John or Petit Jean in French".
  3. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Yannick is of French origin and means "Little johnny".
  4. 2 submissions from Cameroon and the United States agree the name Yannick means "Beautiful" and is of African origin.
  5. A user from Namibia says the name Yannick is of African origin and means "God is Gracious".
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From French Yannick, from Breton Yannig.

  1. (Canada) A male given name from French

Yannick was also found in the following language(s): French and German

Notable Persons Named Yannick

Notable Persons Named Yannick

Yannick Ferreira Carrasco

Yannick Ferreira Carrasco is a soccer player for the Atlético Madrid, K. Diegem Sport, Beerschot AC, AS Monaco FC, Belgium national youth football team, Belgium national under-17 football team, and Belgium national under-18 football team. Yannick was born on September 4th, 1993 in Ixelles, Belgium.

Yannick Bolasie

Yannick Bolasie is a soccer player for the Crystal Palace F.C., Rushden & Diamonds F.C., Hillingdon Borough F.C., Floriana F.C., Plymouth Argyle F.C., Barnet F.C., Bristol City F.C., and DR Congo national football team. Yannick was born on May 24th, 1989 in Lyon, France.

Yannick Noah

Yannick Noah is a pop music musician. Yannick was born on May 18th, 1960 in Sedan, Ardennes.

Yannick Bisson

Yannick was given the name Yannick D. Bisson on May 16th, 1969 in Montreal.

Yannick Nezet-Seguin

Yannick was born on March 6th, 1975 in Montreal. Yannick is also known as Séguin and Yannick (French birth name).

Yannick Jadot

Yannick was born on July 27th, 1967.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yannick

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yannick


Yannick is a french hip hop, dance-pop, and chanson singing. Yannick was given the name Yannick M'Boloa on December 19th, 1978 in Paris.

Mbengono Yannick

Mbengono Yannick is a soccer player for the Lombard-Pápa TFC, Foudre Sportive d'Akonolinga, Budapest Honvéd FC, Kecskeméti TE, Debreceni VSC, Chainat Hornbill F.C., and Krabi F.C. Mbengono was born on June 11th, 1987 in Bertoua.

Galvanetto Yannick

Galvanetto Yannick is an athlete for the FC Alle.


Fun Facts about the name Yannick

  • How Popular is the name Yannick? Yannick is the 11,453rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yannick have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 923 babies born with the first name Yannick in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yannick to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yannick? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Yannick first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yannick is Monday, April 27th, 1942.
  • What year had the most people named Yannick born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yannick was in 2016 with a total of 54 babies.
  • Random Yannick Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yannick is not a popular baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Maryland have the same name in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Yannick: The name spelled backwards is Kcinnay. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nyanikc. How do you pronounce that?
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