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Definitions for tawney
ˈtɔ ni, ˈteɪ-tawney

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tawney, Richard Henry Tawneynoun

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


  1. tawney

    "Tawney" is a variant spelling of "tawny," which is a light brown to brownish-orange color. It is often used to describe the appearance of animals or objects.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Tawney is ranked #17176 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Tawney surname appeared 1,649 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Tawney.

    92.7% or 1,530 total occurrences were White.
    2.7% or 46 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.5% or 25 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.3% or 23 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.9% or 16 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 9 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tawney in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tawney in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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