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- A Loloish language spoken in China.
- Borrowed from Italian Sani, a patronymic from the medieval personal name Sano.
- Borrowed from Punjabi ਟੀਨਾ (ṭīnā), a surname found among members of the Sikh community.
- Borrowed from Hausa Sani, a surname given to the second of two or more sons, from Arabic ثَانٍ (ṯānin, “second”).
Sani (plural Sanis)
- A surname.
- According to the 2010 United States Census, Sani is the 41164th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 529 individuals. Sani is most common among White (38.94%), Asian/Pacific Islander (28.92%) and Black/African American (22.68%) individuals.
- Hanks, Patrick, editor (2003), “Sani”, in Dictionary of American Family Names, volume 3, New York City: Oxford University Press, →ISBN.
Sani m (strong, genitive Sanis, plural Sanis)
- “Sani” in Duden online
Patronymic from the medieval personal name Sano.
Sani m or f by sense
- a surname originating as a patronymic
- Stefano Ravara, Mappa dei Cognomi, 2015-2022