Type Surname (from location)
Usage Arabic (Maghrebi)
Scripts تونسي (Arabic)
Other Forms FormsEl Tounsi, Tounsy
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Derived from Arabic تُونِسِيّ (tūnisiyy) meaning “Tunisian”, ultimately from تُونِس (tūnis) meaning "Tunisia, Tunis". It can refer to a native of the country of Tunisia, someone from the city of Tunis (in Tunisia), or the Tunisian Tounsi dialect of Arabic.