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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 is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2438 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tawny for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tawny and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ebony, Tanya, Tawny, Tawnya and Tonya. (2014 statistics).
Tawny is also pronounced similarly to Tahna, Tahni, Tahnya, Taina, Tana, Tani, Tawana, Tiny and Tony. Another suggested similar baby name is Tammy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tawny.
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