Sweeney Family History

Meaning of surname: Sweeney

Sweeney is a surname that, though closely associated with Ireland, is of Scottish origin, derived from the Gaelic Mac Suibhne meaning "son of Suibhne".[1][2] The Gaelic personal name Suibhne was originally a byname meaning "pleasant" or "well-disposed".[3] The Gaelic personal name was also used an equivalent to the unrelated Old Norse personal name Sveinn, meaning "boy", "servant".[1]

We found 1,453,676 Genealogy and Family History Records for Sweeney in our Newspaper Archive.

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1,413,456 Digital Copies of Newspapers
14,880 Pictures of Obituaries
3,988 Government Documents
11 Historical Books
21,341 Social Security Death Records

Sweeney Surname

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