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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sweetingnoun

    Etymology: from sweet.

    A child will chuse a sweeting because it is presently fair and pleasant, and refuse a runnet, because it is then green, hard and sour. Roger Ascham, Schoolmaster.

    Trip no further, pretty sweeting;
    Journeys end in lovers meeting. William Shakespeare.


  1. Sweeting

    Sweeting is a surname.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sweetingnoun

    a sweet apple

  2. Sweetingnoun

    a darling; -- a word of endearment

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sweeting is ranked #13887 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sweeting surname appeared 2,174 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Sweeting.

    54.8% or 1,193 total occurrences were White.
    37.2% or 810 total occurrences were Black.
    4% or 87 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.9% or 65 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 12 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweeting in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweeting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    warn strongly; put on guard
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