Last name origin & meaning:
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from either of two
places, Saint-Aubin-du-Thennay or Saint-Jean-du-Thennay, in Eure,
Normandy, both so named from an uncertain first element (possibly a
Gallo-Roman personal name or the Gaulish word tann ‘oak’,
‘holly’) + the locative suffix -acum.
Comments for Tawney