Sweeney Family History
Sweeney Surname History
According to one branch of the Sweeney family, the family originated in Ireland. There is a famous pub in Ireland called "Sweeney's Pub."
The family story from one branch of the Sweeney family is that the family originated in Ireland and somewhere along the line they ever so slowly, throughout the years, migrated to other countries such as the United States of America.
Sweeney country of origin
One branch of the Sweeney family believes that the family originated in Ireland.
Meaning of the last name Sweeney
No content has been submitted about the meaning of Sweeney. The following is speculative information about Sweeney. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
The meaning of Sweeney come may come from a profession, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Sweeney come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
- James Leonard Sweeney
- Miles Sweeney 1680 - 1739
- Daniel P Sweeney
- Mary Gertrude Sweeney
- Stephen Sweeney Pate 1799 - ?
- Cynthia Iness Sweeney 1894 - ?
- Laura Sweeney 1822 - 1866
- Frances S Sweeney 1803 - ?
- Mary Parker Sweeney 1686 - 1758
- Benjamin Sweeney 1722 - ?
- Gim Sweeney
- Patience Sweeney 1721 - ?
- Gertrude Hayden Bowen Sweeney
- Thelma Doreen Malloy Sweeney 1925 - ?
- Stanley John Lakin Sweeney 1922 - 2011
- Shanice m Sweeney 1991 - ?
- Owen Sweeney 1881 - ?
- unknown Sweeney ??????
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Famous people named Sweeney
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Sweeney
According to one branch of the Sweeney family, the family is Irish.
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Fun facts about the Sweeney family
- There is a famous pub in Ireland that someone started many years ago named Sweeney's Pub. It may also be the second most popular pub in Ireland.
Sweeney spelling variations
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Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Sweeney surname are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Sweeney were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Sweeney. Surnames like Sweeney change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over the years.