Sweeney Family History
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Sweeney Name Meaning
Irish: reduced form of McSweeney, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Suibhne ‘son of Suibhne’, a byname meaning ‘pleasant’. Americanized form of French Choinière (see Choiniere).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Mcsweeney, Feeney, Mcweeney, Deeney, Swinney, Queeney, Steeley