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There are approximately 568 people named Rooker in the UK. That makes it the 9,864th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 9 are named Rooker.

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The Rooker surname in historical dictionaries

Patronymica Britannica (1860)

ROOKER. To rook is to cheat. Teutonic rU'Chcn; Su. Gothic ryclia. A 'rookery' is a nest of dishonest people. Hence, I am afraid the original Mr. Rooker was not remarkable for his honesty. H.R. Le Roker.

Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.

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