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Sweeny Family History

Sweeny Name Meaning
Irish: variant spelling of Sweeney.

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

183,501 Historical Documents with Sweeny on Ancestry.com
60,687 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,484 Military Records
11,271 Immigration Records
57,460 Census and Voter Lists
45,599 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sweeny Families

  • Number of Sweeny families
     101 - 199
     34 - 100
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sweeny families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sweeny families
     58 - 113
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sweeny Family Origin

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Sweeny Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sweeny families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Sweeny

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Sweeny Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sweeny census records

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Sweeny Civil War Service Records

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