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Rooney Meaning


What does Rooney mean?

The name Rooney is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Rooney is "red haired".

Rooney is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Roo-ney.

The Given Name Rooney

Bold and mesmerizing, it is a name considered by many parents.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Rooney is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Rooney Mara.

Rooney Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 7,448 in baby name popularity for boys with 11 occurrences. It ranked 3,956 in baby name popularity for girls with 38 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 4,047 in baby name popularity for boys with 26 occurrences. It ranked 4,118 in baby name popularity for girls with 36 occurrences.

View the Rooney Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Rooney has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Rooney to other names.

Rooney Related Names

Famous Rooneys

  • Rooney Mara ~ Actress

Rooney Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Rooney.

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Rooney Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Rooney in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Rooney.

Just for fun, see the name Rooney in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Rooney in Nautical Flags page.