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Tawny meaning and name origin
Tawny \ta(w)-ny\ as a girl's name is pronounced TAW-nee. It is of Irish and Old English origin, and the meaning of Tawny is "a green field; golden brown". Also an English surname. Tawny and its variants probably are meant for a particular pronunciation of Tanya (taw- rather than tah-), or they refer to the literal meaning of tawny, the warm sandy color of a lion's coat.
Tawny has 10 variant forms: Tahnee, Taney, Tawna, Tawney, Tawnee, Tawney, Tawni, Tawnia, Tawnie and Tawnya.
For more information, see also related names Ebony and Tonya.
Baby names that sound like Tawny are Tony, Tiny, Dagny, Dany, Danny, Dawn, Dawne, Dawna, Tawana, Tani, Tana, Taina, Tahnya, Tahni and Tahna.
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Popularity of Tawny
Tawny is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2438 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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