Sani Family History
Sani Name Meaning
Italian: patronymic or plural form of Sano . Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic sanī ‘majestic brilliant’. Indian (Punjabi): Sikh name possibly of the same origin as 2 above. It is also found among people coming originally from Sind in Pakistan. West African (mainly Nigeria and Niger): Hausa name from the personal name Sani of Arabic origin used to distinguish the second of two or more sons in a family who have the Muslim name Muhammad.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press