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Tawana name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tawana mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

 
Origin and Meaning of Tawana

User Submitted Origins

Zimbabwe
43%
Native American
26%
African
19%
Shona
3%
Tswana
3%
Persian/Iranian
3%
American
3%
English
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from New York, U.S. says the name Tawana means "A young lion/cub" and is of Lesotho origin.
  2. According to a user from Botswana, the name Tawana is of Tswana origin and means "Lion Cub or Young Lion".
  3. A user from South Africa says the name Tawana means "We found grace".
  4. According to a user from Botswana, the name Tawana is of Tswana origin and means "Lion cub in Setswana (Tswana)".
  5. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Tawana means "Sulu tribe in Africa- lion cub. Ethiopian - morning flower. Native American - tan hide".
  6. 3 submissions from all over the world agree the name Tawana means "We have found" and is of Zimbabwe origin.
  7. According to a user from South Africa, the name Tawana is of African origin and means "found".
  8. A user from South Africa says the name Tawana is of Zimbabwe origin and means "We found".
  9. A user from South Africa says the name Tawana is of African origin and means "God has given us grace".
  10. A submission from South Africa says the name Tawana means "God's begotten" and is of African origin.
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Notable Persons Named Tawana

Notable Persons Named Tawana

Tawana McDonald

Tawana McDonald is a basketball player.

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Fun Facts about the name Tawana

  • How Popular is the name Tawana? Tawana is the 3,308th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tawana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,540 babies born with the first name Tawana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tawana to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tawana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1934 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Tawana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tawana is Monday, May 8th, 1911.
  • What year had the most people named Tawana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tawana was in 1974 with a total of 366 babies.
  • Random Tawana Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tawana is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Florida have the same name in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Tawana: The name spelled backwards is Anawat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Naaatw. How do you pronounce that?
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