Meaning and Origin of: Tani

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Japanese : Valley
  • Melanesian : Sweetheart
  • Tonkinese : Youth
  • Andalusian : Bull that charges randomly
  • Russian : Fairy princess

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Italian : from a pet form of the personal names Gaetano or Ottaviano.
  • Japanese : topographic name meaning ‘valley’, taken by many families. It is found chiefly in western Japan. The most ancient bearers are listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku. Tani is also a common element in many other surnames.