Sweeny Family History

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Sweeny Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Sweeney.

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


Similar surnames: Sweany, Sweney, Keeny, Sweeley, Feeny, Sweaney, Sheely, Seeney, Speer

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Sweeny Family Origin

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Sweeny Family Occupations

What did your Sweeny ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sweeny family was Carpenter. The most common Sweeny occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Sweeny's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sweeny.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sweeny ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sweeny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sweeny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sweeny census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sweeny

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sweeny. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sweeny. For the veterans among your Sweeny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sweeny Life Expectancy

What is the average Sweeny lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Sweeny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sweeny in 1944 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sweeny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sweeny ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Sweeny Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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