Meaning and Origin of: Tiano

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : from a reduced form of Tigano, which is probably from a dialect term for a frying pan (Old Calabrian tegánin, Bovese tigàni, Sicilian and southern Italian tiganu), presumably applied as an occupational name for a maker of such vessels.
  • Jewish (Sephardic) : habitational name from Tiana in Barcelona province, Spain, or from Teano in Italy, in Campania near Caserta.