First name origins & meanings:

  1. Japanese: Valley
  2. Melanesian: Sweetheart
  3. Tonkinese: Youth
  4. Andalusian: Bull that charges randomly
  5. Russian: Fairy princess

First name variations: Tangee, Tania, Tan, Tatiana, Tatjana, Tanya

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Italian: from a pet form of the personal names Gaetano or Ottaviano.
  2. 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.
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