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Gender: Male Meaning of Carney: "victory" Origin of Carney: Irish

The name Carney is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "victory". Carney and is often added to user-created lists like 'Y' oh Why! (Boys Edition: A.B.C.) and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF, Based Off of the Hubby's Fam".

From the experts:

The association is fading, but for years this name was tied to Jackie Gleason's sidekick; also has the boisterous carnival connection.

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Famous People Named Carney

Carney Ray Lansford, American baseball player
Art Carney, American actor
Carnie Wilson (female), American singer of Wilson Phillips

Pop Culture References for the name Carney

"Carney" or "carny" is American slang for a carnival or carnival worker.
The root word "carne" means "meat" in Spanish.

Carny, Kearney