US Popularity:3267
Meaning:Descendant of a champion; Red, redhead
Rooney is a gender-neutral name with Irish origins. Translating to “descendant of Ruanadh” this name is broken down into “descendant of a champion” or as others would say a “strong man champion,” giving baby the great honor of being in a long line of winners in the family. It is also linked to the Irish word ruadh, meaning “red” or “redhead.” Though commonly seen as a surname, Rooney is becoming a popular modern first title. Soccer fans amongst you may recognize the name thanks to former England star, Wayne Rooney who previously played for DC United. Famous girls with the same name include Rooney Mara who starred in Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Rooney Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Rooney is currently #2485 on The Bump
Boy:Rooney is currently #1719 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Rooney is currently #1390 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Rooney is currently #3267 in U.S. births
Boy:Rooney is currently #9719 in U.S. births
Girl:Rooney is currently #3914 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 769
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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