Tiano Family History
Tiano Name Meaning
Italian: from a reduced form of Tigano, which is probably from a dialect term for a frying pan (Old Calabrian tegánin, Bovese tigàni, Sicilian and southern Italian tiganu), presumably applied as an occupational name for a maker of such vessels. Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from Tiana in Barcelona province, Spain, or from Teano in Italy, in Campania near Caserta.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press