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Tana has the most substantial nucleus in Vasto in the Teatino, it also presents a strain in Rome, in the Caserta in Teverola and Casaluce and in Apulia in Lecce, Tani has a log in Ferrarese and near Bolognese, one in Tuscany, Forlivese, Rimini and Urbinate and in the province of Rome , Tano seems to be specific to Atessa (CH), they should all derive from the apheresis of names like Gaetano or Gaetana. Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Tana is Panitaliano's surname and very frequent in western Lombardy, Abruzzo and Salento. It is a variant of the surname Tani which is an apheretic hypochoristic by names such as Gaetano or Ottaviano; In the case of Tana you can suppose a Gaetana. Also possible to derive from the name Tana (SI).

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/

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