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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


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.


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)

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