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What does Tawney mean?

Tawney Pronunciation of Tawney as a girls' name has the meaning "a green field; golden brown". Tawney is an alternate form of Tawny (Irish, Old English): also an English surname.


ASSOCIATED WITH green, golden, brown


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



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How popular is Tawney?

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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Tawni, Tawny and Tawnya are the popular related forms of Tawney (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Tawney were at the apex of their popularity during 1970-1979 (USAGE OF 0.02%), but now, the form Tawnya has fallen out of fashion. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Tawney is alike in pronunciation to Tahna, Tahni, Tahnia, Tahnya, Taina, Tana, Tanaya, Tanea, Tanee, Taneea, Tani, Tania, Tanja, Tanya, Tawana, Tiny, Tonee, Toney and Tony. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Dabney, Daney, Danney, Dawne, Fanney, Fawne, Janey, Janney, Lainey, Laney, Layney, Marney, Nanney, Rainey, Rawley, Rayney, Shawney, Tabbey, Tacey, Talley, Tamie, Tammee, Tammey, Tammy, Tandy, Tansey, Tansy, Tanzey, Tashey, Taubey, Teone, Tiane, Tianne, Timmey and Tine. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tawney.

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