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Tani

Last Name
831
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tani

User Submitted Origins

Japanese
43%
Hawaiian
26%
Indian (Sanskrit)
3%
Hindi
3%
African
3%
Hebrew
3%
Italian
3%
African Dutch (Afrikaans)
3%
Native American
3%
Mexican
3%
Maori
3%
Albanian
3%
Turkish
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Albania, the name Tani is of Albanian origin and means "From dritan, it means sun".
  2. A submission from Tennessee, U.S. says the name Tani means "Fearless".
  3. A submission from the United Arab Emirates says the name Tani means "Beauty of morning" and is of Turkish origin.
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Notable Persons Named Tani

Notable Persons Named Tani

Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye

Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye is a 28th Chief Justice of California. Tani was born on October 19th, 1959 in Sacramento, California.

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Tani Bunchō

Tani was born on October 15th, 1763. They left this life on January 6th, 1840.

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Tani Yukio

Tani was born in 1881. He passed away in 1950.

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Tani Tabbal

Tani Tabbal is a jazz musician.

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Tani Barlow

Tani Barlow is a scientist in the fields of history, gender studies, and china.

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Tani Tateki

Tani Tateki is a ministry of agriculture and commerce.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tani

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tani

Naomi Tani

Naomi was born on October 20th, 1948 in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka.

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Ryoko Tani

Ryoko Tani is a Member of the House of Councillors. Ryoko was born on September 6th, 1975 in Fukuoka.

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Hayato Tani

Hayato Tani is an actor. Hayato was given the name Hajime Iwatani on September 9th, 1946 in Kirishima, Kagoshima. Hayato is also known as Hayati Tani.

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Screaming Mad George

Screaming Mad George is a special effects artist and film director. Screaming was given the name Joji Tani in 1956.

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Daniel M. Tani

Daniel M. Tani is an engineer.

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Kanon Tani

Kanon Tani is an actor, tarento, and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Kanon was born on May 4th, 2004 in Saitama Prefecture.

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  • Yutaka Tani
  • Yoshitomo Tani
    Athlete
  • Tetsuya Tani
    Athlete

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tani U.S.
  White 24.07% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 55.11% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 12.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tani

People with the last name Tani are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Tani

  • How Popular is the name Tani? Tani is the 10,924th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tani was the 28,679th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 997 babies born with the first name Tani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tani 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 Tani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tani is Friday, February 18th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Tani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tani was in 1963 with a total of 62 babies.
  • Random Tani Factoid: According to the 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tani is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 11 babies in California have the same name in 1962.
  • Weird things about the name Tani: The name spelled backwards is Inat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iant. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 831 people with the last name Tani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tani? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tani as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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