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Gender: Male Meaning of Runyon: "son of a champion" Origin of Runyon: Irish

The name Runyon is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "son of a champion". Runyon and is often added to lists like Best One-of-a-Kind Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF".

From the experts:

Runyon is an Irish surname with considerable flair; some will connect it with Guys and Dolls writer Damon Runyon.

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Pop Culture References for the name Runyon

Runyon Canyon Park, a 160-acre park in Los Angeles, California, at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains