What does Tawney mean?
Tawney \ta(w)-ney\ as a girls' name. Tawney's name origins are Irish and Old English, and the meaning of Tawney is "a green field; golden brown". Tawney is a form of Tawny (Irish, Old English): also an English surname.
Tawney is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#16249 out of 150436, Top 11%). (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) appearing in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.144%) and have become less popular since. (2014 Birth Statistics)