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