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Swiney Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Swinney .

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

Similar surnames: Sweney, Swinney, Seeney, Sweaney, Smiley, Sliney, Wiley, Hainey

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Where is the Swiney family from?

You can see how Swiney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Swiney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Swiney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 61 Swiney families living in London. This was about 38% of all the recorded Swiney's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Swiney families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Swiney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Swiney ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Swiney. 60% of Swiney women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Swiney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swiney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Swiney. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Swiney. For the veterans among your Swiney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Swiney lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Swiney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Swiney in 1949 was 43, and 63 in 2004.

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