Sweeny births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Mac Suibhne Mac Sweeney, Sweeney: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre (Sweeney in Ultaibh). Ba Gallóglaigh ó Albain iad; d'éirigh trí chlann i dTír Chonaill: Mac S. Fánaid, Mac S. Boghaine & Mac S. na dTuath. Craobh den chéad dream, bhogadar ó dheas sa 16 céad agus shocraigh i Múscraí Uí Fhloinn i seirbhís Mhic Charthaigh. Orthu san, an Corcaíoch, Terence Mac Swiney (1879-1920), Ard-Mhéara Chorcaí, a fuair bás ar stailc ocrais i Londain Shasana. Brí: suibhne = soineanta, lách. Féach Mac Shuibhne, leis. IF.
MacSweeney numerous: most parts, especially Cork and Munster generally. Ir. Mac Suibhne, from first name Suibhne "well-disposed". The name came from Donegal where they were Scottish galloglasses in 14 cent. Ironically, in Donegal, the name is now Sweeney.
MacSwiney Quite numerous: Cork etc. Variant of Mac Sweeney, q.v.
Sweeney Very numerous: all areas, especially Donegal-Derry. Ir. Mac Suibhne (pleasant). They were Scottish galloglasses who establishd three septs in Donegal and a branch in Cork. See also Mac Sweeney and Mac Swiney. IF.
Swiney rare: Belfast, Donegal. See Sweeney.
 

Districts where Sweeny and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Sweeney: 8580
  • Sweeny: 5618
  • MacSweeny: 22
  • McSweeny: 383
  • McSwiny: 3
  • McSweeney: 478
  • MacSweeney: 16
  • McSwiney: 322
  • Sweny: 41
  • Swiney: 460
  • MacSwiney: 27
  • Swinney: 13
  • McSweney: 10
  • Sweney: 107
  • Swiny: 2
  • Swinny: 2
  • Swyny: 7
  • McSwyny: 3
  • Swenney: 2
  • McSweny: 2
  • Mac sweeney: 17
  • Mac sweeny: 6
  • Mc Sweeney: 421
  • Mc Sweeny: 67
  • Mc Sweney: 4
  • Mc Swenney: 1
  • Mc Swiney: 61
  • Sweiney: 1
  • Sweiny: 1
  • Sweyney: 1
  • Sweaney: 31
  • Sweenie: 37
  • Sweenny: 6
  • Sweany: 5
  • Macswyny: 2
  • Swenny: 3

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