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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 lists like Names That Mean Victory and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

This name is a fabulous option for parents looking for a victorious name but who find Victor just a little too obvious. This name can also be spelled Kearney.

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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