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Sweeney Genealogy & History

Sweeney is an Irish name that originated in Scotland. Sweeney family history actually traces back to the Suibhene family; MacSweeney is the anglicized form of the Gaelic "MacSuibhne", comprised of "mac", meaning son of, and "suibhne", meaning pleasant. Originally from Argyll, Suibhne's descendants were mercenary soldiers who migrated to Donegal, Ireland, by the mid 12th century, where they formed the three MacSweeney septs known as the MacSweeney of the Battleaxes. A battle-axe features prominently on the family crest, and boars, symbolizing fierce fighters, on the coat of arms. Sweeney genealogy includes many name variations: MacSwiny, MacSwyne, McSweeney, MacWhinney, Swiney, and Swinney.

Sweeney Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Dolores Sweeney-- --, 1922December 19,2003PA
Baker Sweeney-- --, 1903October ,1975TN
C Alan Sweeney-- --, 1925October 17,1994MA
Dabney Sweeney-- --, 1918March 9,1994KY

Sweeney Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Warren Sweeney-- --, 1919February ,1982Boston,MA
F Jewel Sweeney-- --, 1927January 24,2004Church Hill,TN
G Lloyd Sweeney-- --, 1923February 28,2003Beckley,WV
H Maude Sweeney-- --, 1906March 11,1993Punxsutawney,PA

Sweeney Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Brian SweeneyCharlotte AtkinsonOctober 16,1971Wake, NC
Craig SweeneyMonica MachilekDecember 29,1979Wake, NC
Edward SweeneyJoan YeanishApril 7,1955Wake, NC
Joe SweeneyPearl MotleyDecember 16,1946Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Sweeney

462nd: MacDonald463rd: Nicholson
464th: Briggs465th: Mack
466th: Burnett467th: Kane
468th: Short469th: Tyler
470th: Vasquez471st: Abbott

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