Zani Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Z(u)an(n)i, a northeastern (Venetian) form of Gianni (from Giovanni, Italian equivalent of John). Zani or Zanni is a comic figure in the Commedia del’Arte, and the surname may be a nickname derived from this use, which is also the origin of the English word zany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Zanni, Zane, Zandi, Tani, Sani, Hand, Zand, Danz, Wang, Zanin

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Zani Family Origin

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Zani Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Zani occupation in the USA was Oyster Saloon. 100% of Zani's were Oyster Saloons.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Zani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Zani in 1962 was 75, and 83 in 2004.

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