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No Swinye households in mid-19th century Ireland


Swinye households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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No Swinye households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mac Suibhne: Mac Sweeney, Sweeney: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre (Sweeney in Ultaibh). Ba Gallóglaigh ó Albain iad; d'éirigh trí chlann i dTír Chonaill: Mac S. Fánaid, Mac S. Boghaine & Mac S. na dTuath. Craobh den chéad dream, bhogadar ó dheas sa 16 céad agus shocraigh i Múscraí Uí Fhloinn i seirbhís Mhic Charthaigh. Orthu san, an Corcaíoch, Terence Mac Swiney (1879-1920), Ard-Mhéara Chorcaí, a fuair bás ar stailc ocrais i Londain Shasana. Brí: suibhne = soineanta, lách. Féach Mac Shuibhne, leis. IF.
MacSweeney: numerous: most parts, especially Cork and Munster generally. Ir. Mac Suibhne, from first name Suibhne "well-disposed". The name came from Donegal where they were Scottish galloglasses in 14 cent. Ironically, in Donegal, the name is now Sweeney.
MacSwiney: Quite numerous: Cork etc. Variant of Mac Sweeney, q.v.
Sweeney: Very numerous: all areas, especially Donegal-Derry. Ir. Mac Suibhne (pleasant). They were Scottish galloglasses who establishd three septs in Donegal and a branch in Cork. See also Mac Sweeney and Mac Swiney. IF.
Swiney: rare: Belfast, Donegal. See Sweeney.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
McSweeney 27
McSweeny 119
McSwiney 33
McSwiny 2
Sweeney 640
Sweeny 1879
Sweny 4
Swiney 40


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
M sweeny
M swiney
M'Sweeny
M'Swiney
M'sweeney
Mac Suibhne
Mac sweeney
Mac sweeny
MacSweeney
MacSweeny
MacSwiney
MacSwiny
Mc Sweeney
Mc Sweeny
Mc Sweney
Mc Swenney
Mc Sweny
Mc Swiney
Mc Swneey
McSweney
McSweny
McSwney
McSwyny
Mssweeny
Msweney
O'Swiney
Swene
Sweney
Swenney
Swenye
Sweyney
Sweyny
Swinney
Swinny
Swinye
Swyne
Swyney
Swyny


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