Tawny

Tawny is a given name and the name of a color, referring to something that is light-brown or brownish-orange. It comes from Anglo-Norman tauné, a past particle of taner (to tan) which ultimately derives from Celtic tanno meaning “green oak” or “oak tree”.

Origin: Celtic

Variants:

  • Tawnee (English)
  • Tawnie (English)
  • Tahnee (English)

 

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