Gender: Masculine
Origin: East African
Meaning: “the Tijani path.”

Tidiane is a franconized form of the Wolof, Ti(i)jaan, which is derived from the Arabic, Tijanniyyah, meaning, “the Tijani path.”

Tijanniyyah is the name of a North and West African sufi Islamic religious order which emphasizes culture and education.

Tidiane is a common name among Muslim West Africans.

As of 2010, Tidiane was the 453rd most popular male name in France.


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