First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tijani

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African American

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  • A submission from Nigeria says the name Tijani means "Unmatched Greatness" and is of African origin.
  • A submission from Canada says the name Tijani means "Unrivalled greatness" and is of Unknown origin.

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  1. A Sufi Muslim

Notable Persons Named Tijani

Tijani Babangida is a soccer player for the Niger Tornadoes F.C., Roda JC Kerkrade, VVV-Venlo, AFC Ajax, Gençlerbirliği S.K., Vitesse Arnhem, Ittihad FC, Changchun Yatai F.C., and Nigeria national football team. Tijani was born on September 25th, 1973 in Kaduna.


Tijani Belaïd is a soccer player for the Club Africain, Paris FC, F.C. Internazionale Milano Primavera, Inter Milan, PSV Eindhoven, SK Slavia Prague, Hull City A.F.C., APOEL FC, FC Union Berlin, Moreirense F.C., PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv, and Tunisia national football team. Tijani was born on September 6th, 1987 in Paris.


Tijani was born in 1978.


Tijani was born on December 13th, 1951.


Tijani Ayegbusi is an athlete for the Omaha Vipers.


Tijani Mohammed is an athlete for the Sparta Cambodia FC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tijani

Salâh was born on June 12th, 1958 in Cairo.


DJ Abass is a dj, broadcaster, and entertainment & media consultant. He has been prominent since 1988. DJ was given the name Abass Abayomi Tijani on January 9th, 1968. DJ is also known as Dj Abass.


Ahmad Tijani is a soccer player for the Shusha FK, Shahdag Qusar FK, and FC Baku. Ahmad was born on November 10th, 1987 in Uyo.


Joshua Tijani is a soccer player for the Ashanti Gold SC, All Stars F.C., and Ghana national football team. Joshua was born on April 21st, 1992 in Ghana.


Suleiman Tijani is an athlete for the Akwa United F.C.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tijani U.S.
  White 3.74% 64.26%
  African American 93.05% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tijani

People with the last name Tijani are most frequently African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Tijani

  • How Popular is the name Tijani? As a last name Tijani was the 97,210th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Tijani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tijani is Saturday, November 14th, 1970.
  • How unique is the name Tijani? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tijani. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Tijani: Your name in reverse order is Inajit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ntijai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tijani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 187 people with the last name Tijani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tijani? Tijani is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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