Swinney Family History

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Swinney Name Meaning

possibly a habitational name from Swinnie in Borders region, Swinney Beck in North Yorkshire, or Swinny Knoll in West Yorkshire, or some other similarly named place. alternatively, perhaps an Americanized form of Irish Sweeney.

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


Similar surnames: Sidney, Finney, Swiney, Binney, Sinner, Quinney, Sliney, Sweeney

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Swinney Family Origin

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Swinney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swinney family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swinney. The most common Swinney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Swinney's were Farmers.

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Swinney Historical Records

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Swinney Life Expectancy

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