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Mcsweeney Family History

Mcsweeney Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Suibhne ‘son of Suibhne’, a byname meaning ‘pleasant’. Compare McQueeney, which is from the lenited form.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

112,203 Historical Documents with Mcsweeney on Ancestry.com
38,413 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,852 Military Records
8,130 Immigration Records
30,670 Census and Voter Lists
30,138 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mcsweeney Families

  • Number of Mcsweeney families
     74 - 145
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mcsweeney families
     70 - 138
     24 - 69
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcsweeney families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcsweeney Family Origin

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Mcsweeney Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcsweeney

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Mcsweeney Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mcsweeney Civil War Service Records

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