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Where is the Sweney family from?
You can see how Sweney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sweney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sweney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 24 Sweney families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 22% of all the recorded Sweney's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Sweney families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sweney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sweney. 15% of Sweney men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Sweney women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sweney were Truck Driver and Waitress. .