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Sweeney Surname History

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.

According to one branch of the Sweeney family, the family originated in Ireland.  There is a famous pub in Ireland called "Sweeney's Pub."

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Sweeney Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

One branch of the Sweeney family believes that the family originated in Ireland. According to one branch of the Sweeney family, the family is Irish.

Sweeney Meaning & Etymology

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Sweeney Life Expectancy

According to our database of 24,162 people with the last name Sweeney that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

68.4
years

Most Common Sweeney First Names

According to our database of 36,838 people with the last name Sweeney that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • John 7.2%
  • James 4.6%
  • Mary 4.2%
  • William 3.4%
  • Thomas 2.4%
  • Edward 2.3%
  • Joseph 2.0%
  • Patrick 1.8%
  • Margaret 1.7%
  • Robert 1.6%
  • Charles 1.6%
  • Michael 1.6%
  • George 1.2%
  • Daniel 1.2%
  • Catherine 1.1%
  • Francis 1.0%
  • Helen 0.9%
  • Elizabeth 0.9%
  • Frank 0.8%
  • Ellen 0.7%
  • Anna 0.7%
  • Richard 0.6%
  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Paul 0.5%
  • Sweeney 0.5%
  • Donald 0.5%
  • Eugene 0.5%
  • Raymond 0.5%
  • Dennis 0.4%
  • David 0.4%
  • Ruth 0.4%
  • Annie 0.4%
  • Florence 0.4%
  • Alice 0.4%
  • Walter 0.4%
  • Bernard 0.4%
  • Sarah 0.4%
  • Ann 0.4%
  • Marie 0.4%
  • Rose 0.4%
  • Hugh 0.4%
  • Agnes 0.4%
  • Arthur 0.4%
  • Peter 0.4%
  • Timothy 0.4%
  • Bridget 0.3%
  • Frances 0.3%
  • Harold 0.3%
  • Henry 0.3%
  • J 0.3%

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