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Meaning and Name Origin

Tawney \ta(w)-ney\ as a girls' name has the meaning "a green field; golden brown". Tawney is a form of Tawny (Irish, Old English): also an English surname. A baby name that is not broadly used.


Tawney has 8 variants: Tahnee, Taney, Tawna, Tawnee, Tawni, Tawnia, Tawnie and Tawnya.


Tawney is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#15974 out of 88799, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Tawney and corresponding names. Tawnya and Tawny are the popular related forms of Tawney (#unlisted). These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during 1970-1979 and have become less popular since. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tawny, Tawnya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tawney and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tawney is alike in pronunciation to Tanea, Tanee and Toney. Another suggested similar baby name is Tammey. Like Tawney, these names are not frequently used.