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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Feeney

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  • A submission from Canada says the name Feeney means "Warrior" and is of Unknown origin.

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Feeney

John Ford was a film director/producer and film director. He was most prominent from 1917 to present. John was given the name John Martin Feeney on February 1st, 1894 in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, US. He breathed his last breath on August 31st, 1973.


Frank Dukes is a hip hop music musician. He was most prominent from 1999 to 1999. Frank was given the name Adam Feeney on September 12th, 1983 in Ontario. Frank is also known as Feeney and Adam.


Chuck Feeney is a businessman, philanthropist, and philanthropy. Chuck was given the name Charles Francis Feeney on April 23rd, 1931 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, U.S. Chuck is also known as Feeney and Charles Francis.


Francis Ford was an actor, film director, and writer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1909 to 1953. Francis was given the name Francis Feeney on August 14th, 1881 in Portland, Maine, U.S. Francis is also known as J. Francis O'Fearna. He passed away on September 5th, 1953.


Liam Feeney is a soccer player for the Bolton Wanderers F.C., Hayes F.C., Salisbury City F.C., Southend United F.C., A.F.C. Bournemouth, Millwall F.C., and Blackburn Rovers F.C. Liam was born on January 21st, 1987 in Hammersmith, England. Liam is also known as Feeney-Howard and Liam Michael.


Dan Feeney is a football player. Dan was born on May 29th, 1994 in Orland Park, Illinois.


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Popularity of Feeney as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Feeney U.S.
  White 94.93% 64.26%
  African American 0.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.22% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Feeney

People with the last name Feeney are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Feeney

  • How Popular is the name Feeney? As a last name Feeney was the 3,740th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Feeney first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Feeney is Thursday, March 3rd, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Feeney? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Feeney. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Feeney: Your name in reverse order is Yeneef. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eefeny. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Feeney? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,473 people with the last name Feeney.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Feeney? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Feeney as their last name.

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