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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rooker

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rook +‎ -er

  1. A person who rooks (cheats or swindles).

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rooker

Michael Rooker is an actor. He has been prominent since 1986. Michael was born on April 6th, 1955 in Jasper, Alabama.


Jim Rooker is a baseball player. Jim was born on September 23rd, 1942 in Lakeview, Oregon.


The Lord Rooker is a for Birmingham Perry Barr, Minister of State for Children in Northern Ireland, Minister of State for Housing, Planning, Minister of State for Asylum, Immigration, Member of Parliament, forBirmingham Perry Barr, Department for Environment, Food, Rural Affa. His most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to 2008. The was given the name Jeffrey William Rooker on July 5th, 1941.


Michael was born in 1743. He left this life in 1801.



Edward was born in 1712. He breathed his last breath in 1774.


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Popularity of Rooker as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rooker U.S.
  White 88.23% 64.26%
  African American 6.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rooker

People with the last name Rooker are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Rooker

  • How Popular is the name Rooker? As a last name Rooker was the 10,663rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Rooker first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Rooker is Wednesday, August 21st, 1901.
  • How unique is the name Rooker? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Rooker. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Rooker: Your name in reverse order is Rekoor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Roorek. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rooker? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,000 people with the last name Rooker.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rooker? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Rooker as their last name.

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