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What does Taney mean?

Taney Pronunciation of Taney as a name for girls means "a green field; golden brown". Taney is an alternate form of Tawny (Irish, Old English): also an English surname.


ASSOCIATED WITH green, golden, brown


VARIANTS Tawnya, Tawnie, Tawnia, Tawni, Tawney, Tawnee, Tawna, Tahnee

(female) Talney, ..

(male) Tany, ..

Taney Ameera (T.A.), ..

How popular is Taney?

Taney is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#42757 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Tawni, Tawny and Tawnya are the prominent related forms of Taney (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Tawnie, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Taney was common among parents during the years 1970-1979, but now, the form Tawnya has become somewhat dated. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tawni, Tawny, Tawnya in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Taney is alike in pronunciation to Tahni, Tahnya, Tana, Tanaia, Tanaya, Tanee, Taneea, Tania, Tanya, Teanna, Tena, Tenaya, Tiana, Tiani, Tianna, Tinie, Tiny, Tona, Toni, Tonia, Tonie, Tony, Tonye, Tunna and Tyanna. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bianey, Cadey, Caley, Casey, Catey, Chaney, Dacey, Daney, Danney, Deney, Fancey, Fanney, Jacey, Jamey, Janey, Janney, Kacey, Lacey, Ladey, Lainey, Laney, Macey, Marney, Nancey, Pansey, Rainey, Raley, Samey, Shaney, Tabbey, Tacey, Tacy, Talea, Tally, Tammey, Tammy, Tandy, Tanga, Tanis, Tansee, Tansey, Tansy, Tanzey, Taren, Tashey, Taubey, Thandy, Tiane, Tine and Torey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Taney.

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