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.