Tani Family History
Tani Name 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 shojiroku. Tani is also a common element in many other surnames.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press