Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts طباطبایی (Persian)
Other Forms FormsTabatabaee, Tabatabai
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 6/2/2018
Of Arabic origin supposedly traced from the lineage of Hasan ibn Ali, a grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and the second imam in Shi'a belief. The meaning is uncertain, though it may be derived from an old tributary name for a servant.