Origin:Irish
Popularity:3730
Meaning:descendent of the champion
Rooney is a gender-neutral name with Irish origins. Meaning “descendent of the champion”, this name is great to honor a long line of winners in the family. 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.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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