Tawney Family History
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Tawney Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from either of two places, Saint-Aubin-du-Thennay or Saint-Jean-du-Thennay, in Eure, Normandy, both so named from an uncertain first element (possibly a Gallo-Roman personal name or the Gaulish word tann ‘oak’, ‘holly’) + the locative suffix -acum.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Turney, Dabney, Tanner, Arney, Darney, Downey, Abney, Lawley, Tannen