You are not signed in. Sign in.

Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

Share This Page:

Baby Genders

Alphabetical List

Name Origins

Boy Name: Sweeney

Name: Sweeney
Pronunciation: \s-weeney, swe(e)-ney\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: small hero
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Cheney, Shawney, Sunney, Swen, Swaine, Swayne
Variant forms: Sweeny
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 650

Description

Sweeney \s-weeney, swe(e)-ney\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sweeney is "small hero".

Sweeney has 1 variant form: Sweeny.

Baby names that sound like Sweeney are Cheney, Shawney, Sunney, Swen, Swaine and Swayne.

Popularity

Sweeney is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#650 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

« Previous Name Swayne
Next Name » Sweeny

(top)




No comments yet. Submit yours!



Feel free to comment on this page.

We would like to know what you think about this and publish your thoughts here! (top)

What say you?

  1. You may optionally give a title for this comment.

  2. Worst to best, 1 to 5, what would you rate this one?

  3. The actual content of your comment. No HTML nor whatsoever allowed.

  4. The author of this comment.

  5. Which is hot, ice or fire?

    Please answer the question by common sense.