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Gender: Female Meaning of Tawny: "golden brown" Origin of Tawny: English word name

The name Tawny is a girl's name of English origin meaning "golden brown". Tawny and is often added to lists like Color Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Y-ending color adjectives like Tawny and Rusty are nowhere near as stylish as the more sophisticated Lilacs and Violets.

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Famous People Named Tawny

Tawny Cypress, American actress
Tawny Elaine Little, American TV news anchor; Miss America 1976
Julie "Tawny" Kitaen, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Tawny

Tawny Dean, character on TV's "Even Stevens"
Tawny Madison, character in film "Galaxy Quest"
Tawny Talbot, character on TV's "Rectify"

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