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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tani

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  • According to a user from Albania, the name Tani is of Albanian origin and means "From dritan, it means sun".
  • A submission from Tennessee, United States says the name Tani means "Fearless" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from United Arab Emirates says the name Tani is of Turkish origin and means "Beauty of morning".

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Alt. Meaning

T is for talent, hidden or not.

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for narrator, tell many stories

I is for impress, for impress you will.

Notable Persons Named Tani

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

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

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Tani Tabbal is a jazz musician.

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

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Tani Tateki is a ministry of agriculture and commerce.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tani

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

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

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Daniel M. Tani is an engineer.

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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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How popular is the baby name Tani in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1942 5 5 0
1944 6 6 0
1945 5 5 0
1946 12 12 0
1948 12 12 0
1949 7 7 0
1951 9 9 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 11 11 0
1954 14 14 0
1955 17 17 0
1956 17 17 0
1957 18 18 0
1958 17 17 0
1959 20 20 0
1960 30 30 0
1961 35 35 0
1962 42 42 0
1963 62 62 0
1964 38 38 0
1965 39 39 0
1966 27 27 0
1967 31 31 0
1968 29 29 0
1969 17 17 0
1970 21 21 0
1971 23 23 0
1972 14 9 5
1973 7 7 0
1974 11 11 0
1975 14 14 0
1976 12 12 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 19 19 0
1980 7 7 0
1981 14 14 0
1982 10 10 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 9 9 0
1985 17 17 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 12 12 0
1988 20 20 0
1989 17 17 0
1990 17 17 0
1991 18 18 0
1992 12 12 0
1993 6 6 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 14 14 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 7 7 0
1998 5 5 0
1999 7 7 0
2000 10 10 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 11 11 0
2004 7 7 0
2005 7 7 0
2006 7 7 0
2009 5 5 0
2010 5 5 0
2011 9 9 0
2013 5 5 0
2015 5 0 5

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Popularity of Tani as a last name

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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 10,663rd 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 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 986 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 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tani is not a popular baby girl's name in Oregon. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1965.
  • Weird things about the name Tani: Your name in reverse order is Inat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nati. 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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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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