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Tawnya is a mellow and sweet baby name for girls. Popularized during the mid-20th century, this possesses Slavic overtones while remaining true to its Etruscan roots. Tawnya Finster is a main character in the Enchantria Girls series, and Tawnya was also character on the hit drama Rosewood. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Origin of the name Tawnya:

Tawnya is a variation of the English name Tonya. This name originated as a diminutive of Antonia. It is also a short form of the Russian name Antonina. The name Antonia is the feminine version of Anthony and descends directly from the Roman family name Antonius. Although historians continue to debate its linguistic origin, many etymologists believe that the name Antonius meant “priceless” or “praiseworthy.”

Symbolism of the name Tawnya:

Tawnya is a diminutive of the name Antonia. This name descended from the prominent Roman family Antonius. The symbol of the gens Antonius was the lion. For this reason, most coins fashioned for triumvir Marcus Antonius bore the image of the lion or chariot.

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Gender of the name Tawnya:

Tawnya is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Tawnya:


Number of syllables in the name Tawnya:


Emotion evoked from the name Tawnya:

The name Tawnya evokes feelings of confidence and self-assurance.

Alternative spellings for the name Tawnya:

Nicknames for the name Tawnya:

  • Tawn
  • Tawny
  • Tawnie
  • Ty
  • Taye

Popularity of the name Tawnya:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Tawnya was the 996th most popular baby name for girls in 1981.

Related names for the name Tawnya:

Great middle names for Tawnya and their meanings:

  • Arwyn (white, fair, bright, muse)
  • Brandy (brandy wine)
  • Berkeley (birch tree meadow)
  • Darlene (darling)
  • Emerald (precious green stone)
  • Gwyneth (fair, blessed)
  • Maude (powerful in battle)
  • Niamh (bright, shining)
  • Orla (golden princess)
  • Sacha (defender of men)
  • Valerie (strong, brave, fierce, healthy)

Famous people with the name Tawnya:

  • Tawnya Bhattacharya (television producer)
  • Tawnya Holland (actress)
  • Tawnya Morris (politician)
  • Tawnya Pettiford-Wates (actress)
  • Tawnya Reynolds (singer)
  • Tawnya Richardson (actress)

Tawnya in popular culture:

  • Tawnya (character on Rosewood)
  • Tawnya Finster (character in Enchantria Girls)
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