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What does Carney mean?

Carney Pronunciation of Carney [car-ney] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Carney is "the winner".

Associated with: irish, winner (champion).


Carney has 2 variants: Carny and Kearney.

Creative forms:
(male) Caney, Caran, ..

(female) Caran, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carney Marek (C.M.), ..

How popular is Carney?

Carney is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#984 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Carney has not made it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carney name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carney outside U.S.

Similar Names

Carney is pronounced similarly to Corney, Karney, Karny and Kearny. Other suggested similar names are Arney, Barnes, Barnet, Barney, Barny, Barrey, Birney, Cacey, Cadbey (see Cadby), Caine, Cairn, Cairne, Canbey (see Canby), Carden, Carew, Carey, Carley, Carly, Carmel, Carmen, Carne, Carnell, Caron, Carrey, Carter, Carvel, Carver, Carwyn, Casey, Caycey, Chalney (see Chaney), Chaney, Cheney, Claney, Clarey, Coney, Coren, Corley, Cornel, Correy, Cortney, Craine, Crane, Crayne, Curley, Currey, Dabney, Darnel, Darnley, Darsey, Earley, Farley, Farnley, Farnly (see Farnley), Garner, Garnet, Garrey, Garvey, Hardey, Harley, Harvey, Jarvey, Larrey, Markey, Parnel, Parrey, Tanney, Verney, Warley, Warner and Yarley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Carney.

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