Tawney name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tawney

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  1. English economist remembered for his studies of the development of capitalism (1880-1962)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tawney

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tawney

R. H. Tawney

R. H. Tawney was a professor of economic history at london school of economics, professor, and professorofeconomic historyatlondon school of economics. R. was given the name Richard Henry Tawney on November 30th, 1880 in Kolkata. He breathed his last breath on January 16th, 1962.

Cyril Tawney

Cyril Tawney was a folk, maritime, and folk music musician. Cyril was born on October 12th, 1930 in Gosport. He passed away on April 21st, 2005.

Lenore Tawney

Lenore was born on May 10th, 1907. She breathed her last breath on September 24th, 2007.

James Albertus Tawney

James Albertus Tawney was a House Majority Whip and Party leaders of the United States House of Representatives. James was born on January 3rd, 1855 in Mount Pleasant Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. He died on June 12th, 1919.

Charles Henry Tawney

Charles was born in 1837. Charles is also known as C. H. Tawney. He breathed his last breath in 1922.

Land Tawney

Land was born in United States.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tawney U.S.
  White 92.78% 64.26%
  African American 0.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.97% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tawney

People with the last name Tawney are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tawney

  • How Popular is the name Tawney? Tawney is the 15,431st most popular name of all time. As a last name Tawney was the 17,176th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tawney have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 575 babies born with the first name Tawney in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tawney to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tawney? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tawney first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tawney is Saturday, October 23rd, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Tawney born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tawney was in 1988 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Tawney Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tawney is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Tawney: The name spelled backwards is Yenwat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ntweay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tawney? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,649 people with the last name Tawney.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tawney? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tawney as their last name since less than 1 person in 179k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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