Pronunciation: \s-weeney, swe(e)-ney\
Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: small hero
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)