Meaning and Origin of: Rooney

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Gaelic : Red-haired

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruanaidh ‘descendant of Ruanadh’, a byname meaning ‘champion’.
  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruadháin (seeRuane).