Mani Family History
Mani Name Meaning
Indian (southern states): shortened form of Subramanian . Indian (Kerala): from a pet form of the personal name Emmanuel found among Christians in southern India. — Note: Since South Indians traditionally do not have hereditary surnames this name was in most cases registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US. Italian: patronymic or plural form of Mano . Albanian: nickname or topographic name from man (definite form mani) ‘mulberry’. Albanian: from Man (definite form Mani) a short form of the Muslim personal names ending in -man as for example Osman and Selman (see Salman ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022