What does Sweeney mean?
Sweeney [sweeney] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sweeney is "small hero".
Sweeney has 1 variant: Sweeny.Creative forms:
(male) Sweeian, Sweener, ..
(female) Sweean, Sweena, .. Middle name pairings:
Sweeney Forest (S.F.), ..
How popular is Sweeney?
Sweeney is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#591 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name history of Sweeney for boys. Sweeney has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Sweeney is alike in pronunciation to Sunney. Other recommended names are Cheney, Chesney, Denney, Greeley, Hewney, Keeley, Kenney, Owney, Sealey, Seeger, Seeley, Seely, Selbey, Sennet, Sergey, Shawney, Shelbey, Shelley, Shepley, Sidney▼, Sivney, Smedley, Steele, Steen, Stepney, Stepny, Sterne, Stoney, Swaine, Swayne, Swen, Swensen, Sydney▼, Tierney and Verney. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sweeney.See names in meaning and etymology.