Roney name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Roney mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Roney

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)
Dominican Republic

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from India, the name Roney is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Gift of God'".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Roney

Notable Persons Named Roney

Roney Giah

Roney Giah is a brazilian music, pop, rock, jazz, fusion, and rock music singer-songwriter, guitar player, music producer, and guitarist. He plays Vocals, electric, acoustic guitar, and Electric guitar. He was most prominent from 1988 to present. Roney was given the name Roney Brogliato Giacometti on August 11th, 1974 in São José dos Campos.


Roney is an athlete for the Baré Esporte Clube.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Roney

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roney

Cool C

Cool C is a golden age hip hop, east coast hip hop, and hardcore hip hop musician. He was most active from 1987 to 1987. Cool was given the name Christopher Roney on December 15th, 1969. Cool is also known as Cool C.

Shanti Roney

Shanti Roney is an actor. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Shanti was given the name Shanti Grau Roney on November 24th, 1970 in Spånga.

Blake Roney

Blake Roney is a founder and chairman and nu skin enterprises.

Paul Roney

Paul Roney was a Presiding Judge on the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review, Chief Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Judge on the United S. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to 2001. Paul was born on September 5th, 1921 in Olney, Illinois. He passed away on August 16th, 2006.

Antoine Roney

Antoine was born on April 1st, 1963.

Marimba Roney

Marimba was born on May 24th, 1976.

  • Lord Nelson Roney

Common last names for Roney

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Common first names for Roney

  • John
  • James
  • Charles
  • William
  • Mary
  • George
  • Thomas
  • Ruth
  • Joseph
  • Walter
  • Harry
  • Betty

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roney U.S.
  White 79.53% 64.26%
  African American 15.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roney

People with the last name Roney are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Roney

  • How Popular is the name Roney? Roney is the 11,807th most popular name of all time. As a last name Roney was the 5,761st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roney have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 881 babies born with the first name Roney in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roney to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roney? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Roney first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roney is Saturday, February 14th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Roney born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roney was in 1950 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Roney Factoid: According to the 1963 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roney is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 1963.
  • Weird things about the name Roney: The name spelled backwards is Yenor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Neyor. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roney? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,015 people with the last name Roney.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roney? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Roney as their last name.
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