What does Tawnya mean?
Tawnya /ta-w-nya/ as a girls' name is of Russian derivation, and the meaning of the name Tawnya is "a green field; golden brown". Tawnya is an alternate spelling, with the prefix Taw-, of Tanya (Russian): short transcription of Tatiana. Tawnya is also a form of Tawny (Irish, Old English).
(female) Tunya, Tuwnya, ..
(male) Tawry, Tawtyr, ..
How popular is Tawnya?
Tawnya is a very prominent first name for women (#1610 out of 4276, Top 38%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Tawnya for girls. Tawnya entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #676 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Tania (#1253 in recent rankings), Tanya (#1641), Tonya, Tawny, Tawni, Tanja, Taina and Tana are the popular varying forms of Tawnya. Other variants, like Tawney, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Tawnya was at its apex in the 1970s (median #994) and has become much less since (#1877, 98% less usage).
Tawnya is pronounced similarly to Tanaia, Tanaya, Tanea, Tawana▼, Teana, Teanna, Teena, Teina, Tena▼, Tenaya, Teona, Teonna, Tiahna, Tiana, Tianna▼, Tiauna, Tina▼, Tiny, Tona, Tonia▼, Tony, Tonye, Tunna, Tyana and Tyanna. Other recommended names are Aanya▲, Dahnya, Danya, Dawna, Fanya, Fawna, Fawnia, Fawnya, Hannya, Manya, Marnya, Panya, Taima, Tallya, Talya, Tama, Tamma, Tammy▼, Tanga, Tarnia, Tasiya, Tasya, Taya▼, Thana, Tiona, Tionna and Vanya. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tawnya.