Rooney Family History
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Rooney Name Meaning
reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruanaidh ‘descendant of Ruanadh’, a byname meaning ‘champion’. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruadháin (see Ruane).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Downey, Looney, Mooney, Cooney, Toohey, Toomey, Moroney, Rodney