McWhinney births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

MacWhinney fairly rare: Down etc. Ir. Mac Shuibhne (SI) i.e. equivalent of Mac Sweeney, but Black states that it is a Galloway form of Mac Kenzie, Scots Gael. Mac Coinnich. See also Mawhinney.
Mawhinney numerous: Ulster generally, especially Antrim-Down. Ir. Mac Shuibhne, from first name Suibhne (pleasant), so synonymous with Mac Sweeney. It seems to be a Scottish name from Galloway, where there is some confusion with Mac Kenzie. MIF & SS.
 

Districts where McWhinney and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Mawhinney: 1051
  • McWhinney: 171
  • Mawhinny: 54
  • McWhinnie: 4
  • MacWhinney: 2
  • Mawhiney: 136
  • McWhinny: 8
  • Mewhinney: 21
  • Mawhinnie: 20
  • McWhiney: 15
  • Mawhenney: 8
  • Mewhiney: 3

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