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Tiani has a stump in Minervino Murge in the Barese, and one in the Reggino, Tiano has a stump in the Neapolitan, especially in Bacoli, but also in Naples and Pozzuoli and one in Pagani in Salerno, one in Cerignola in Foggiano, one in the Cosentino in San Giovanni in Fiore , Cosenza, Belsito and Rogliano and in Crotone, and one in Messina, could derive from the Hebrew term dayanim (judge) and then be of Jewish origin. Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Tiani is surname Lucano, Pugliese, Sicilian and Neapolitan; See. Tyanus in 1314 name of a monk in Brìndisi area, Tigano surname in Calabria: Calabrian ' tianu ' = ' pan of Crete '. G. Rohlfs, Historical Dictionary of surnames in Lucania 1985. Integrations provided by Giuseppe Concas TIANO: It is not in fact a Sardinian surname, because it is present in 122 Italian municipalities, one of which only in Sardinia, Calangianus and with only one household: and it is undoubtedly a surname imported from southern Italy or From Sicily. But it is present in the medieval documents of Sardinia, even in the Sardinian variant Tianu, now disappeared from the registry, where instead is the surname Tiana,

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

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