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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage Arabic
Pronounced Pron. əL-KUTRə:NEE  [key]
Other Forms FormsAl Katrani, Alqatrani, Chhatrani, El Qatrani, Qatrani

Meaning & History

A tarrer, from 'qatrani' (tar). Most common in Yemen and Libya.

Known for Libyan politian Ali Faraj al-Qatrani, murdered journalist Muftah Al-Qatrani, and an ancient stone quarry in Egypt, Gebel el-Qatrani (gebel = mountain, qatrani = tar).
Added 5/22/2019 by horus
Edited 5/22/2019 by horus